What Is the Definition of Hernia Hiatal?

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What is the definition of hernia hiatal?

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Definition of hiatal hernia:

  • protrusion of part of the stomach upward into the chest cavity through the passage in the diaphragm for the esophagus usually with movement of the opening of the esophagus into the stomach to a position above the diaphragm

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