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loin

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noun \ˈlȯin\

Medical Definition of loin

  1. 1:  the part of the body of a human or a quadruped that is situated on each side of the spinal column between the hip bone and the false ribs

  2. 2loins plural a:  the upper and lower abdominal regions and the region about the hipsb (1):  the pubic region (2):  the generative organs—not usually used technically in senses 2a, b




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