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inguen

 [ing´gwen] (pl. in´guina) (L.)
the junctional region betwen the abdomen and thigh; either of the abdominal regions lateral to the suprapubic(hypogastric) region. Called also groin and iliac or inguinal region. adj., adj in´guinal.

groin

(groyn), [TA]
1. Topographic area of the inferior abdomen related to the inguinal canal, lateral to the pubic region. Synonym(s): inguen [TA], inguinal region ☆ , regio inguinalis ☆ , iliac region
2. Sometimes used to indicate only the crease in the junction of the thigh with the trunk.

groin

(groin) inguen.

groin

(groin)
n.
Anatomy The crease or hollow at the junction of the inner part of each thigh with the trunk, together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals.

groin

Etymology: ME, grynde
each of two areas where the abdomen joins the thighs; the inguinal area.

groin

(groyn) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): inguinal region.
2. Sometimes used to indicate just the crease in the junction of the thigh with the trunk.

groin

The area between the upper part of the thigh and the lower part of the abdomen. The groins slope outwards and upwards from the central pubic region and includes an obvious crease when the hip is flexed. The term is sometimes confused with loin, which is on the back between the lowest ribs and the back of the pelvis.

Groin

The fold that marks the meeting of the lower abdomen and the inner thigh.

groin

inguinal region

groin,

n area where the abdomen and thigh meet. Also called
inguinal.

groin

(groyn) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): inguinal region.
2. Sometimes used to indicate just the crease in the junction of the thigh with the trunk.

groin,

n each of two areas where the abdomen joins the thighs.

groin

the junctional region between the abdomen and thigh; the inguinal region.

Patient discussion about groin

Q. Hello,i had a right Inguinal surg.in 3/07,i have had pain ever since,now i have abdom.swellingandpainnGroin Hello,i had a right Inguinal surg.in 3/07,i have had pain ever since,2 weeks later a black and blue spot in my vein in my leg that hurt very bad, they did a ultra sound ,but said it was neg. for deep vein throm. but i have had the same type pain quit alott ever since,not black and blue though.Now i have abdom.swelling and pain n my Groin and inflamation on my sides and pain in my lower back ,all the inflamation started right after i had a large spasm in my incision,i have been having spasms in my incision that are really bad,i have had to have ice packs on ever since my surgery every day, i had the mesh put in w/staples,it seems like when i eat it just goes to my stomach and sits there and bloats up,i had my bowel blocked before i had my surgery.My test's are sensitive ever since surgery also...Can you please help?????

A. hmmm...the lower back pain might indicate kidney problems. is there a chance your surgery got infected? is it red and bloated? i would go and check kidney function and blood works. just in case.

Q. I have terrible pain in my groin area when i try to walk. Any clues?

A. Well, first of all, it depends on your gender, since men and women have different things in their groin...

Is the pain aggravated by coughing or straining? Do you feel any bulge?
In this case, it may be an inguinal hernia, which is quite common in men.

You can read more here (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003111.htm), and consulting a doctor may also be wise.

Q. A lump in my armpit Hi, Last week after the shower I found a small painful lump in my right groin. I went to see a doctor and he prescribed me some antibiotics. I’ve been taking it for 5 days and the lump is still there. I’m 31, usually healthy and work-out in the gym regularly, don’t smoke or use drugs and don’t take any medications. Is that dangerous? Should I go and see another doctor?

A. What you describe sounds like enlarged lymph node. The first diagnosis that’s suspected in such case is an infection that makes it painful. The antibiotics you take need several more days to act, so currently it doesn’t sound suspicious. If the lump persist, it’d be wise to consult you doctor

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