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inguinal

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adjective in·gui·nal \ˈiŋ-gwə-nəl\

Definition of inguinal

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated in the region of the groin or in either of the lowest lateral regions of the abdomen <an inguinal hernia>



Origin of inguinal

Middle English inguynale, from Latin inguinalis, from inguin-, inguen groin — more at aden-


First Known Use: 15th century


Medical Dictionary

inguinal

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adjective in·gui·nal \ˈiŋ-gwən-əl\

Medical Definition of inguinal

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or situated in the region of the groin <an inguinal rash>

  2. 2:  of or relating to either of the lowest lateral regions of the abdomen :  iliac 2 <the inguinal abdominal region>

inguinally adverb



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