Abdominal ring
Abdominal Ab*dom"i*nal, a. [Cf. F. abdominal.] 1. Of or pertaining to the abdomen; ventral; as, the abdominal regions, muscles, cavity. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having abdominal fins; belonging to the Abdominales; as, abdominal fishes. [1913 Webster]

{Abdominal ring} (Anat.), a fancied ringlike opening on each side of the abdomen, external and superior to the pubes; -- called also {inguinal ring}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • inguinal ring — Abdominal Ab*dom i*nal, a. [Cf. F. abdominal.] 1. Of or pertaining to the abdomen; ventral; as, the abdominal regions, muscles, cavity. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having abdominal fins; belonging to the Abdominales; as, abdominal fishes. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deep inguinal ring — Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for arteries and inguinal canal. (Abdominal inguinal ring labeled at lower left.) Latin annulus inguinalis profundus …   Wikipedia

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