eventration









eventration


eventration [ee-ven-trey-shuh n] Word Origin noun Medicine/Medical.

  1. protrusion of the abdominal viscera through an opening in the abdominal wall.
  2. disembowelment.

Origin of eventration 1830–40; French, equivalent to éventr(er) to disembowel (see e-1, ventral) + -ation -ation British Dictionary definitions for eventration eventration noun

  1. pathol protrusion of the bowel through the abdomen

eventration in Medicine eventration [ē′vĕn-trā′shən] n.

  1. Protrusion of the omentum or intestine through an opening in the abdominal wall.
  2. Removal of the contents of the abdominal cavity.

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