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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.

inguen

(ĭn′gwĕn) plural.inguina [L.]
The groin.

inguina

the inguinal region.
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5 the sense of molo is different: 'super inguina mea diu multumque frustra moluit' (of the activities of a cinaedus).
Finally, a Roman knight is infamis and keenly interested in Ascyltos' large inguina, and later in Croton, Eumolpus' entourage swears a solemn oath like legitimi gladiatores, but it is again a theatrical scheme, this time for legacy-hunting (mimum componere, 117,5; cf.
One emperor married the castrated Sporus and was married to Doryphorus; during his wedding-night he imitated the shrieks of a girl being deflowered (voces quoque et heiulatus vim patientium virginum imitatus); disguised as an animal he "attacked" the inguina of men and women alike; and he pithily proclaimed that "nobody could remain chaste or pure in any part of his body" (Nero 28-29).