diaphragmatic hernia

diaphragmatic hernia
hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm
Hypernyms: ↑hernia, ↑herniation

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  • congenital diaphragmatic hernia — congenital protrusion of abdominal viscera into the thorax through an opening in the diaphragm resulting from defective development of the pleuroperitoneal membrane; it often leads to fatal pulmonary hypoplasia. The most common types are… …   Medical dictionary

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  • diaphragmatic — Relating to a diaphragm. SYN: phrenic (1). * * * di·a·phrag·mat·ic .dī ə frə(g) mat ik, .frag adj of, involving, or resembling a diaphragm <diaphragmatic hernia> * * * di·a·phrag·mat·ic (di″ə frag matґik) 1. pertaining to or of… …   Medical dictionary

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