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In human anatomy, the groin (the adjective is inguinal, as in inguinal canal) is the junctional area (also known as the inguinal region) between the abdomen and the thigh on either side of the pubic bone. [1]

30 relations: Abdomen, Adductor brevis muscle, Adductor longus muscle, Adductor magnus muscle, Adductor muscles of the hip, Anterior superior iliac spine, Athletic pubalgia, Catheter, Circulatory system, Euphemism, Femoral nerve, Gracilis muscle, Hamstring, Hernia, Human body, Immune system, Inguinal canal, Inguinal ligament, Inguinal lymph nodes, Injury, Loin, Medial compartment of thigh, Obturator nerve, Pectineus muscle, Pubic tubercle, Pubis (bone), Sex organ, Thigh, Tibial nerve, Venography.


The abdomen (less formally called the belly, stomach, tummy or midriff) constitutes the part of the body between the thorax (chest) and pelvis, in humans and in other vertebrates.

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Adductor brevis muscle

The adductor brevis is a muscle in the thigh situated immediately deep to the pectineus and adductor longus.

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Adductor longus muscle

In the human body, the adductor longus is a skeletal muscle located in the thigh.

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Adductor magnus muscle

The adductor magnus is a large triangular muscle, situated on the medial side of the thigh.

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Adductor muscles of the hip

The adductor muscles of the hip are a group of muscles mostly used for bringing the thighs together (called adduction).

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Anterior superior iliac spine

The anterior superior iliac spine (abbreviated: ASIS) is a bony projection of the iliac bone and an important landmark of surface anatomy.

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Athletic pubalgia

Athletic pubalgia, also called sports hernia, hockey hernia, hockey groin, Gilmore's Groin, or groin disruption is a medical condition of the pubic joint affecting athletes.

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In medicine, a catheter is a thin tube made from medical grade materials serving a broad range of functions.

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Circulatory system

The circulatory system, also called the cardiovascular system or the vascular system, is an organ system that permits blood to circulate and transport nutrients (such as amino acids and electrolytes), oxygen, carbon dioxide, hormones, and blood cells to and from the cells in the body to provide nourishment and help in fighting diseases, stabilize temperature and pH, and maintain homeostasis.

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A euphemism is a generally innocuous word or expression used in place of one that may be found offensive or suggest something unpleasant.

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Femoral nerve

The femoral nerve is a nerve in the thigh that supplies skin on the upper thigh and inner leg, and the muscles that extend the knee.

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Gracilis muscle

The gracilis muscle (Latin for "slender") is the most superficial muscle on the medial side of the thigh.

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In human anatomy, a hamstring is one of the three posterior thigh muscles in between the hip and the knee (from medial to lateral: semimembranosus, semitendinosus and biceps femoris).

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A hernia is the abnormal exit of tissue or an organ, such as the bowel, through the wall of the cavity in which it normally resides.

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Human body

The human body is the entire structure of a human being.

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Immune system

The immune system is a host defense system comprising many biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease.

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Inguinal canal

The inguinal canals are the two passages in the anterior abdominal wall which in males convey the spermatic cords and in females the round ligament of uterus.

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Inguinal ligament

The inguinal ligament (Poupart's ligament or groin ligament) is a band running from the pubic tubercle to the anterior superior iliac spine.

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Inguinal lymph nodes

Inguinal lymph nodes are the lymph nodes in the inguinal region (groin).

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Injury, also known as physical trauma, is damage to the body caused by external force.

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The loins (or: lumbus) are the sides between the lower ribs and pelvis, and the lower part of the back.

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Medial compartment of thigh

The medial compartment of thigh is one of the fascial compartments of the thigh and contains the hip adductor muscles and the gracilis muscle.

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Obturator nerve

The obturator nerve in human anatomy arises from the ventral divisions of the second, third, and fourth lumbar nerves in the lumbar plexus; the branch from the third is the largest, while that from the second is often very small.

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Pectineus muscle

The pectineus muscle (from the Latin word pecten, meaning comb) is a flat, quadrangular muscle, situated at the anterior (front) part of the upper and medial (inner) aspect of the thigh.

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Pubic tubercle

The pubic tubercle is a prominent forward-projecting tubercle on the upper border of the medial portion of the superior ramus of the pubis.

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Pubis (bone)

In vertebrates, the pubic bone is the ventral and anterior of the three principal bones composing either half of the pelvis.

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Sex organ

A sex organ (or reproductive organ) is any part of an animal's body that is involved in sexual reproduction.

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In human anatomy, the thigh is the area between the hip (pelvis) and the knee.

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Tibial nerve

The tibial nerve is a branch of the sciatic nerve.

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Venography (also called phlebography or ascending phlebography) is a procedure in which an x-ray of the veins, a venogram, is taken after a special dye is injected into the bone marrow or veins.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groin

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