Abdominal ring

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(Anat.) a fancied ringlike opening on each side of the abdomen, external and superior to the pubes; - called also inguinal ring.

See also: Abdominal

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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[4] I found that this insect emitted the most brilliant flashes when irritated: in the intervals, the abdominal rings were obscured.
The incidence of indirect hernia relates to the congenital weakness at the internal abdominal ring. The sac is formed by the unobliterated portion of the prenatal peritoneal invagination of the canal of nuck that runs along and partly covers the round ligament.