Definition: 'Lumbar Hernia'
lumbar herniaType: Term
1. a hernia between the last rib and the iliac crest where the aponeurosis of the transversus muscle is covered only by the latissimus dorsi.
The information shown above for lumbar hernia is provided by Stedman's.
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