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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of herniate.

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Examples

  • "As a result, wherever fun herniates into view, it is a politicized irruption of defiance."

    Syrians Unleash the Power of Creative Dissent

  • The mullahs have appointed themselves the enemy of fun; as a result, wherever fun herniates into view, it is a politicized irruption of defiance.

    Iran Bans Valentine's Day

  • Olympic bobsled driver due to becoming legally blind from a degenerative eye disease known as Keratoconus where the cornea (outer lens) herniates out.

    Vision to Win Gold

  • Olympic bobsled driver due to becoming legally blind from a degenerative eye disease known as Keratoconus where the cornea outer lens herniates out.

    Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler: Vision to Win Gold

  • Which is the least of his problems, because pressure alone brings more bleeding, which only increases the pressure and brings yet more bleeding until his brain physically shifts to one side or herniates, in which case the game is pretty much over.

    Stalin's Ghost

  • Identified almost a century ago, the Arnold-Chiari malformation occurs when the bottom of the brain herniates, or protrudes, through the hole in the skull where the spinal cord descends.

    Coyote Medicine

  • Between the two sets of fibers is a gap in the support of the esophageal wall, through which the wall herniates owing to the pressure of food propelled by the oblique fibers, O, advance of the bolus being resisted by spasmodic contraction of the orbicular fibers,

    Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery

  • The spinal canal has limited space, which becomes inadequate for the spinal nerve when a disc fragment herniates into the space.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Dies the Fire as best ongoing 'sci-fi' (every time we type that, Harlan Ellison herniates somewhere, and as much as I love his writing, that warms me slightly)?

    FlickFilosopher.com

  • When a disc bulges or herniates outward, it can cause irritation or pressure on the spinal nerves, resulting in a condition known as sciatica.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

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