deep inguinal ring


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deep in·gui·nal ring

[TA]
the opening in the transversalis fascia through which the ductus deferens and gonadal vessels (or round ligament in the female) enter the inguinal canal. Located midway between anterior superior iliac spine and pubic tubercle, it is bounded medially by the lateral umbilical fold (inferior epigastric vessels) and inferiorly by the iliopubic tract. Indirect inguinal hernias exit the abdominal cavity through the deep inguinal ring

deep in·gui·nal ring

(dēp ing'gwi-năl ring) [TA]
The opening in the transversalis fascia through which the ductus deferens (or round ligament in the female) and gonadal vessels enter the inguinal canal. Located midway between anterior superior iliac spine and pubic tubercle; bounded medially by the lateral umbilical ligament (inferior epigastric vessels) and inferiorly by the inguinal ligament; indirect inguinal hernias exit the abdominal cavity through the deep inguinal ring.

deep inguinal ring

The opening of the inguinal canal deep inside the abdominal wall.
See also: ring
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[3] extending into the patent processus vaginalis through the deep inguinal ring. Appendicectomy was performed in all the cases.

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