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 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]


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  • inguinal ring — n either of two openings in the fasciae of the abdominal muscles on each side of the body that are the inlet and outlet of the inguinal canal, give passage to the spermatic cord in the male and the round ligament in the female, and are a frequent …   Medical dictionary

  • Inguinal ring — Inguinal In gui*nal, a. [L. inguinalis, fr. inguen, inguinis, the groin: cf. F. inguinal.] (Astron. & Med.) Of or pertaining to, or in the region of, the inguen or groin; as, an inguinal canal or ligament; inguinal hernia. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inguinal ring — noun : abdominal ring …   Useful english dictionary

  • inguinal ring deep — anulus inguinalis profundus …   Medical dictionary

  • inguinal ring external — anulus inguinalis superficialis …   Medical dictionary

  • inguinal ring internal — anulus inguinalis profundus …   Medical dictionary

  • inguinal ring superficial — anulus inguinalis superficialis …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • Superficial inguinal ring — Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for arteries and inguinal canal. (Subcutaneous inguinal ring labeled at lower left.) …   Wikipedia

  • Crura of superficial inguinal ring — The subcutaneous inguinal ring. (Superior crus labeled at bottom right.) Latin crus mediale anuli inguinalis superficialis, crus laterale anuli inguinalis superficialis Gray s …   Wikipedia

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