- of, relating to, or situated in the groin.
Origin of inguinal
Examples from the Web for inguinal
Turns out the fungi in our inguinal crease are not the same ones on our heel pad or behind our ear.Happy Summer. You’re Covered in Fungus.
July 5, 2013
In consequence of the irritation, the inguinal glands are enlarged.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin
Henry Weightman Stelwagon
The findings were local reaction, inguinal buboes, and typical spleen.Plague
Thomas Wright Jackson
One pair is inguinal and two pairs are on the posterior part of the abdomen.American Weasels
E. Raymond Hall
This is an error; it was an ovary occupying the sac of an inguinal hernia.
No fold across the throat or along the side; no femoral or inguinal pores.Reptiles and Birds
- anatomy of or relating to the groin
Word Origin and History for inguinal
1680s, from Latin inguinalis "of the groin," from inguen (genitive inguinis) "groin," from PIE *engw- "groin, internal organ" (cf. Greek aden "gland").
- Of or located in the groin.
- Relating to the left or right inguinal region of the abdomen.