Definition of Inguen

1. Noun. The crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals.

Exact synonyms: Groin
Generic synonyms: Area, Region
Group relationships: Loins
Derivative terms: Inguinal

Definition of Inguen

1. n. The groin.

Medical Definition of Inguen

1. The groin. Origin: L. Inguen, inguinis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inguen

ingrowing toenail
ingrown hair
ingrown hairs
ingrown nail
ingrown toenail
inguen (current term)
inguinal branches of external pudendal arteries
inguinal crest
inguinal fossa
inguinal glands
inguinal ligament of the kidney
inguinal plexus

Literary usage of Inguen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1888)
"(L. inguen; internus, within.) An inguinal hernia which has the mouth of the sac ... (L. inguen; labium, a lip.) An inguinal hernia in the female which has ..."

2. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"Inguinal (in'-gwin-al) [inguen]. Pertaining to the groin. I. Canal, the canal transmitting the spermatic cord in the male and the round ligament in the ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1836)
"The part he nas always most complained of, was the right inguen, which yesterday appeared fallen, but by noon it became rather red and hot, more prominent, ..."

4. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, Henry Jackson (1883)
"5, Tama dicitur cum labore viae sanguis in crura descendit, Ludí. : inguen ne existât ... Comparing these passages I would read in Nonius inguen, ..."

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