Definitions

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  • n. A rupture or hernia in the lumbar regions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rupture or hernia in the lumbar regions.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, a rupture through the side of the belly; lumbar hernia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. hernia through the abdomen

Etymologies

Ancient Greek, meaning "tumour of the loins". (Wiktionary)

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