(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.

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