paraperitoneal hernia

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paraperitoneal hernia par·a·per·i·to·ne·al hernia (pār'ə-pěr'ĭ-tn-ē'əl)
n.
A vesical hernia in which only a part of the protruded organ is covered by the peritoneum of the sac.

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