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Noun: omphalocele  'óm-fu-low,seel
  1. Protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth
    - umbilical hernia

Derived forms: omphaloceles

Type of: hernia, herniation

Encyclopedia: Omphalocele