inguinal node

noun
variants: also inguinal gland

Medical Definition of inguinal node

: any of the superficial lymphatic nodes of the groin made up of two more or less distinct groups of which one is disposed along the inguinal ligament and the other about the saphenous opening

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“Inguinal node.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/inguinal%20node. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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