diaphragmatic hernia

Definitions of diaphragmatic hernia
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n hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm

Synonyms:
hiatal hernia, hiatus hernia
Type of:
hernia, herniation
rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes

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