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English definition of “ilioinguinal”


adjective     /ˌɪl.i.əʊˈɪŋ.ɡwɪn.əl/ US  /ˌɪl.i.oʊˈɪŋ.ɡwɪ.nəl/ specialized
relating to the hip and groin ( =where the legs join the body) areas of the body: an ilioinguinal nerveSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of ilioinguinal adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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