inguinal

adjective
in·​gui·​nal | \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

First Known Use of inguinal

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for inguinal

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

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inguinal

adjective
in·​gui·​nal | \ˈiŋ-gwən-ᵊl \

Medical Definition of inguinal 

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

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

Other Words from inguinal

inguinally adverb

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