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Hernia

"Hernia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Protrusion of tissue, structure, or part of an organ through the bone, muscular tissue, or the membrane by which it is normally contained. Hernia may involve tissues such as the ABDOMINAL WALL or the respiratory DIAPHRAGM. Hernias may be internal, external, congenital, or acquired.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hernia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hernia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 45 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1995 and 2012 and 2015
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