superficial inguinal ring

(redirected from Cutaneous inguinal ring)

su·per·fi·cial in·gui·nal ring

[TA]
the slitlike opening in the aponeurosis of the external oblique muscle of the abdominal wall through which the spermatic cord (round ligament in the female) and inguinal hernias emerge from the inguinal canal.
See also: aponeurosis of external oblique (muscle).
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su·per·fi·cial in·gui·nal ring

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl ing'gwi-năl ring) [TA]
The slitlike opening in the aponeurosis of the external oblique muscle of the abdominal wall through which the spermatic cord (round ligament in the female) and inguinal hernias emerge from the inguinal canal.
Synonym(s): anulus inguinalis superficialis [TA] .
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superficial inguinal ring

The opening of the inguinal canal that is just below the skin. Synonym: subcutaneous inguinal ring
See also: ring
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