inguinal

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adjective in·gui·nal \ˈiŋ-gwə-nəl\

Definition of inguinal

  1. :  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

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adjective in·gui·nal \ˈiŋ-gwən-əl\

Medical Definition of inguinal

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

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

inguinally

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