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Medical Term:

paromphalocele

Pronunciation: par'om-fal'o-sel

Definition:

  1. A tumor near the umbilicus.
  2. A hernia through a defect in the abdominal wall near the umbilicus.

[para- + G. omphalos, umbilicus, + kele, tumor, hernia]

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