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groin

Pronunciation: groyn

Definition:

  1. Topographic area of the inferior abdomen related to the inguinal canal, lateral to the pubic region.
  2. Sometimes used to indicate only the crease in the junction of the thigh with the trunk.

Synonym(s): inguenTA, inguinal region, regio inguinalis, iliac region

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