inguinal


in·gui·nal

adjective \ˈiŋ-gwə-nəl\

Definition of INGUINAL

:  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

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

in·gui·nal

adjective \ˈiŋ-gwən-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INGUINAL

1
: of, relating to, or situated in the region of the groin
2
: iliac 2 <the inguinal abdominal region>
in·gui·nal·ly adverb

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