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inguinal canal

noun

Medical Definition of INGUINAL CANAL

:  a passage about one and one half inches (4 centimeters) long that lies parallel to and a half inch above the inguinal ligament: as a :  a passage in the male through which the testis descends into the scrotum and in which the spermatic cord lies—called also spermatic canal b :  a passage in the female accommodating the round ligament

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July 06, 2015
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