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eventration


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eventration  \E`ven*tra*tion\,  n.  [L.  e  out  +  venter  belly.] 
  (Med.) 
  a  A  tumor  containing  a  large  portion  of  the  abdominal 
  viscera,  occasioned  by  relaxation  of  the  walls  of  the 
  abdomen. 
  b  A  wound,  of  large  extent,  in  the  abdomen,  through  which 
  the  greater  part  of  the  intestines  protrude. 
  c  The  act  af  disemboweling. 




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