eventration

eventration

[ee-ven-trey-shuhn]
noun Medicine/Medical.
1.
protrusion of the abdominal viscera through an opening in the abdominal wall.

Origin:
1830–40; < French, equivalent to éventr(er) to disembowel (see e-1, ventral) + -ation -ation

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eventration (ˌiːvɛnˈtreɪʃən)
 
n
pathol protrusion of the bowel through the abdomen

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eventration e·ven·tra·tion (ē'věn-trā'shən)
n.

  1. Protrusion of the omentum or intestine through an opening in the abdominal wall.

  2. Removal of the contents of the abdominal cavity.

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