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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hernia in which part of the stomach protrudes through the esophageal opening of the diaphragm. Also called hiatus hernia.

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  • n. hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm

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