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strangulated hernia

a hernia, especially of the intestine, that swells and constricts the blood supply of the herniated part, resulting in obstruction and gangrene. Unabridged
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strangulated-hernia in Medicine

strangulated hernia n.
An irreducible hernia in which normal blood supply is arrested.

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