hernia

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Borrowed from Latin hernia (protruded viscus). See also yarn and cord.

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hernia (plural hernias or herniae or herniæ)

  1. (pathology) A disorder in which a part of the body protrudes abnormally through a tear or opening in an adjacent part, especially of the abdomen.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰer-. Cognates include Sanskrit हिर (hira), Ancient Greek χορδή (khordḗ), and Old English ġearn (English yarn).

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hernia f (genitive herniae); first declension

  1. protruded viscus

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative hernia herniae
genitive herniae herniārum
dative herniae herniīs
accusative herniam herniās
ablative herniā herniīs
vocative hernia herniae

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin hernia (protruded viscus).

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hernia f (plural hernias)

  1. (pathology) hernia

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