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Inguinal triangle

inguinal triangle n.
The triangular area in the lower abdominal wall bounded by the inguinal ligament below, by the rectus muscle of the abdomen medially, and by the inferior epigastric vessels laterally. Also called Hesselbach’s triangle, inguinal trigone.


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    inguinodynia in·gui·no·dyn·i·a (ĭng’gwə-nō-dĭn’ē-ə) n. Pain in the groin.

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    inguinolabial in·gui·no·la·bi·al (ĭng’gwə-nō-lā’bē-əl) adj. Relating to the groin and the labium.

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