omphalocele om·phal·o·cele (ŏm-fāl'ə-sēl', ŏm'fə-lō-)
Congenital herniation of viscera into the base of the umbilical cord. Also called exomphalos.
|protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth [syn: umbilical hernia]|
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