hiatus

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Synonyms for hiatus

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an interval during which continuity is suspended

Synonyms for hiatus

an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)

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a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

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concluded that the median arcuate ligament is a thin fibrous connective formation recovering the deep face of the diaphragm, adhering to the tendinous-muscular contour of the aortic hiatus and that sometimes overlapping the celiac trunk and is not able to play the role of stenosis.
The anomalous insertion of the diaphragm crura, the hypertrophy or lowering its fibrous arcade, hardly constricts the proximal segment of the celiac trunk when it crosses the aortic hiatus (Marable et al.