HyperDic: omphalocele

English > 1 sense of the word omphalocele:
NOUNstateomphalocele, umbilical herniaprotrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel
English > omphalocele: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningprotrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth.
Synonymumbilical hernia
Broaderhernia, herniationrupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
Spanishhernia umbilical, onfalocele

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