a common type of hernia in which a loop of the intestine protrudes directly through a weak area of the abdominal wall in the groin region.
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How to use inguinal hernia in a sentence
One of these is the liability to inguinal hernia, or rupture, which leads to much suffering and frequent death in man.Man And His Ancestor | Charles Morris
This is an error; it was an ovary occupying the sac of an inguinal hernia.
In such cases a truss, on the principle of those employed for inguinal hernia, is more satisfactory than a belt.
The inguinal hernia should be pressed upwards, outwards and backwards, the femoral hernia downwards, backwards and upwards.
inguinal hernia is seen mostly in stallions, next in geldings, and very rarely in the mare.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse | United States Department of Agriculture