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A protrusion of the intestines and other abdominal organs out of the abdominal cavity and under the skin. Typically can be repaired by pushing the organs back into the abdomen and placing a teflon grid over the area under the skin to prevent recurrance. Typically occurs in males.
The doctor made me turn my head and cough to test for a hernia.
by MedicalStudent October 10, 2005

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