femoral hernia

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femoral hernia

[¦fem·ə·rəl ′hər·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A hernia that occurs at the passage of the arteries and veins from the abdomen into the legs below the inguinal ligament.
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The market is also segmented based on the types of hernia, namely, incisional hernia, inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, femoral hernia and other hernia (hiatal hernia and epigastric hernia).