A hernia is a protrusion of a tissue, structure, or part of an organ through the muscular tissue or the membrane by which it is normally containe. The hernia has three parts: the orifice through which it herniates, the hernial sac, and its contents.
Trivia about hernia
From the Latin for "rupture", this condition can arise after heavy lifting, so leave the couch where it is, Hercules
When the intestine bulges into the groin muscles, it's the inguinal type of this
The men's malady a doctor is usually checking for after he asks the patient to "turn your head and cough"
Paré created trusses for patients troubled by this, doing away with an older treatment, castration