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

Learn More About superficial inguinal ring

Dictionary Entries Near superficial inguinal ring

superficial fascia

superficial inguinal ring

superficialis

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Superficial inguinal ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/superficial%20inguinal%20ring. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Color

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!