Eventration

Eventration

(Science: medicine) a tumour containing a large portion of the abdominal viscera, occasioned by relaxation of the walls of the abdomen.

a wound, of large extent, in the abdomen, through which the greater part of the intestines protrude.

The act af disemboweling.

Origin: L. E out _ venter belly.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 1,311 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link