Incarcerated
Incarcerate In*car"cer*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incarcerated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incarcerating}.] [Pref. in- in + L. carceratus, p. p. of carcerare to imprison, fr. carcer prison.] [1913 Webster] 1. To imprison; to confine in a jail or prison. [1913 Webster]

2. To confine; to shut up or inclose; to hem in. [1913 Webster]

{Incarcerated hernia} (Med.), hernia in which the constriction can not be easily reduced. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • incarcerated hernia — hernia of intestine that cannot be returned or reduced by manipulation; it may or may not become a strangulated hernia. Called also irreducible h …   Medical dictionary

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