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)


Herniated Discs: Definition, Progression, and Diagnosis.



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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