superficial inguinal ring

noun

Medical Definition of superficial inguinal ring

: the inguinal ring that is the external opening of the inguinal canal

called also external inguinal ring

— compare deep inguinal ring

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“Superficial inguinal ring.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/superficial%20inguinal%20ring. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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