hiatus hernia, hiatal hernia, diaphragmatic hernia(noun)
hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm
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.
The numerical value of hiatal hernia in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of hiatal hernia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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