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  1. hiatus hernia, hiatal hernia, diaphragmatic hernia(noun)

    hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm

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  1. Hiatal hernia

    A hiatus hernia or hiatal hernia is the protrusion of the upper part of the stomach into the thorax through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm.


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