a combining form representing hernia, in compound words:

hernio- pref.
Hernia: herniology.


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  • Hernioid

    hernioid her·ni·oid (hûr’nē-oid’) adj. Resembling a hernia.

  • Hernioplasty

    [hur-nee-uh-plas-tee] /ˈhɜr ni əˌplæs ti/ noun, plural hernioplasties. Surgery. 1. an operation for the repair of a hernia. hernioplasty her·ni·o·plas·ty (hûr’nē-ə-plās’tē) n. Surgical correction of a hernia.

  • Herniorrhaphy

    [hur-nee-awr-uh-fee, -or-] /ˌhɜr niˈɔr ə fi, -ˈɒr-/ noun, plural herniorrhaphies. Surgery. 1. correction of a hernia by a suturing procedure. /ˌhɜːnɪˈɒrəfɪ/ noun (pl) -phies 1. surgical repair of a hernia by means of a suturing operation herniorrhaphy her·ni·or·rha·phy (hûr’nē-ôr’ə-fē) n. Surgical correction of a hernia by suturing.

  • Herniotomy

    [hur-nee-ot-uh-mee] /ˌhɜr niˈɒt ə mi/ noun, plural herniotomies. Surgery. 1. correction of a hernia by a cutting procedure. herniotomy her·ni·ot·o·my (hûr’nē-ŏt’ə-mē) n. The surgical correction of a hernia by cutting through a band of tissue that constricts it. Also called celotomy.

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