Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
hernia

her·ni·a

hernia

 
pronunciation:
huhr ni
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: herniae, hernias
definition: a medical condition in which an organ protrudes through the wall that contains it, esp. in the abdominal region.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: hernial (adj.), herniated (adj.), herniation (n.)