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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]
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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.
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loin

 The lower back from below the ribs to the pelvis
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

loin

(loyn)
The part of the side and back between the ribs and the pelvis.
Synonym(s): lumbus.
[Fr. longe; E. lumbus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

loin

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