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

Origin and Etymology of inguinal

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


Medical Dictionary

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 2
  • the inguinal abdominal region

inguinally

adverb

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