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Cooper hernia

Pronunciation: ku'per

Definition: a femoral hernia with two sacs, the first being in the femoral canal, and the second passing through a defect in the superficial fascia and appearing immediately beneath the skin.

Synonym(s): bilocular femoral hernia, Hey hernia

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