Skip to Content


Pronunciation: lip'a-ro-sel

Definition: An omental hernia.

[G. liparos, fatty, + kele, tumor, hernia]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Medical Disclaimer