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loin

(loyn),
The part of the side and back between the ribs and the pelvis.
Synonym(s): lumbus
[Fr. longe; E. lumbus]

loin

(loin) the part of the back between the thorax and pelvis.

loin

(loin)
n.
1. The part of the body of a human or quadruped on either side of the backbone and between the ribs and hips.
2. loins
a. The region of the hips, groin, and lower abdomen.
b. The reproductive organs.

loin

Etymology: ME, loyn, flank
a part of the body on each side of the spinal column between the false ribs and the hip bones.

loin

 The lower back from below the ribs to the pelvis

loin

(loyn)
The part of the side and back between the ribs and the pelvis.
Synonym(s): lumbus.
[Fr. longe; E. lumbus]

loin

The soft tissue of the back, on either side of the spine, between the lowest ribs and the pelvis. Compare GROIN.

loin

the lumbar region of the back, between the thorax and pelvis.

loin disease