Herniate – meaning of the word and example

To protrude through an abnormal body opening: Rupture. (Merriam – Webster)

(of an organ) suffer a hernia. (Oxford Dictionaries)

An abnormal protrusion; hernia. (Collins Dictionary)

A condition in which the central part of one of the discs between the bones in the spine is squeezed through a tear in the outer part and presses on a nerve, causing pain. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Example

Herniated Discs: Definition, Progression, and Diagnosis.

https://www.spineuniverse.com/conditions/herniated-disc/herniated-discs-definition-progression-diagnosis

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1 thought on “Herniate – meaning of the word and example

  1. I was aware of the word but not the total meaning!

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