inguinal hernia

inguinal hernia
a common type of hernia in which a loop of the intestine protrudes directly through a weak area of the abdominal wall in the groin region.

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  • inguinal hernia — n a hernia in which part of the intestine protrudes into the inguinal canal * * * see hernia * * * herniation of a loop of intestine into the inguinal canal. See direct inguinal h. and indirect inguinal h., and see accompanying table. Called also …   Medical dictionary

  • Inguinal hernia — eMedicine2|ped|2559 MeshName = Hernia,+Inguinal MeshNumber = C06.405.293.249.437 Inguinal hernias (IPAEng|ɪnˈgwinəl ˈhɝniəz) are protrusions of abdominal cavity contents through the inguinal canal. They are very common (it is estimated that 5% of …   Wikipedia

  • inguinal hernia — noun hernia in which a loop of intestine enters the inguinal canal; the most common type of hernia in males • Hypernyms: ↑hernia, ↑herniation * * * Pathol. a common type of hernia in which a loop of the intestine protrudes directly through a weak …   Useful english dictionary

  • inguinal hernia — see hernia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Direct inguinal hernia — Inguinal hernia Classification and external resources ICD 10 K40 ICD 9 550 …   Wikipedia

  • Indirect inguinal hernia — eMedicine2|ped|2559 MeshID = D006552 An indirect inguinal hernia is an inguinal hernia which results from the failure of embryonic closure of the internal inguinal ring after the testicle has passed through it. Like other inguinal hernias, it… …   Wikipedia

  • Hernia — Classification and external resources Frontal chest X ray showing a hernia of Morgagni ICD 10 K …   Wikipedia

  • Hernia inguinal — con protrusión de vísceras intestinales. Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 K40 …   Wikipedia Español

  • hernia inguinal — f. anat. patol. Hernia que se localiza en el pliegue de la ingle asociada a un debilitamiento de los músculos de la pared abdominal. Es una hernia muy habitual y afecta, principalmente, a los hombres. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • Inguinal — In gui*nal, a. [L. inguinalis, fr. inguen, inguinis, the groin: cf. F. inguinal.] (Astron. & Med.) Of or pertaining to, or in the region of, the inguen or groin; as, an inguinal canal or ligament; inguinal hernia. [1913 Webster] {Inguinal ring}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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