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Noun: umbilical hernia  ,úm'bi-li-kul'hur-nee-u
  1. Protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth
    - omphalocele

Derived forms: umbilical hernias

Type of: hernia, herniation

Encyclopedia: Umbilical hernia