Definition of Bulging

Reviewed on 1/20/2022

Bulging refers to swelling outward or protruding (for example, a bulging abdomen).


Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer
Jameson, J. Larry, et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th Ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2018.

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