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groin 1

 (groin)
n.
1. Anatomy The crease or hollow at the junction of the inner part of each thigh with the trunk, together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals.
2. Architecture The curved edge at the junction of two intersecting vaults.
tr.v. groined, groin·ing, groins
To provide or build with groins.

[Alteration (influenced by loin) of Middle English grinde, perhaps from Old English grynde, abyss, hollow.]

groin 2

 (groin)
n.
A small jetty extending from a shore to protect a beach against erosion or to trap shifting sands.

[Early Modern English groyne, ultimately (via Middle French groin, snout, promontory, headland, and Middle English groin, snout) from Old French groin, snout, promontory, from Late Latin grunium, snout, from Vulgar Latin *grunīre, to grunt, variant of Latin grunnīre, to grunt.]
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groin

(ɡrɔɪn)
n
1. (Anatomy) the depression or fold where the legs join the abdomen.
2. (Anatomy) euphemistic the genitals, esp the testicles
3. (Physical Geography) a variant spelling (esp US) of groyne
4. (Architecture) architect a curved arris formed where two intersecting vaults meet
vb
(Architecture) (tr) architect to provide or construct with groins
[C15: perhaps from English grynde abyss; related to ground1]
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groin

(grɔɪn)

n.
1. the fold or hollow where the thigh joins the abdomen.
2. the general region of this fold or hollow.
3. Archit. the curved line or edge formed by the intersection of two vaults.
4. Also, groyne. a small jetty extending from a shore to prevent beach erosion.
v.t.
5. Archit. to form with groins.
[1350–1400; earlier grine, Middle English grinde; compare Old English grynde abyss, akin to grund bottom, ground1]
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groin


Past participle: groined
Gerund: groining

Imperative
groin
groin
Present
I groin
you groin
he/she/it groins
we groin
you groin
they groin
Preterite
I groined
you groined
he/she/it groined
we groined
you groined
they groined
Present Continuous
I am groining
you are groining
he/she/it is groining
we are groining
you are groining
they are groining
Present Perfect
I have groined
you have groined
he/she/it has groined
we have groined
you have groined
they have groined
Past Continuous
I was groining
you were groining
he/she/it was groining
we were groining
you were groining
they were groining
Past Perfect
I had groined
you had groined
he/she/it had groined
we had groined
you had groined
they had groined
Future
I will groin
you will groin
he/she/it will groin
we will groin
you will groin
they will groin
Future Perfect
I will have groined
you will have groined
he/she/it will have groined
we will have groined
you will have groined
they will have groined
Future Continuous
I will be groining
you will be groining
he/she/it will be groining
we will be groining
you will be groining
they will be groining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been groining
you have been groining
he/she/it has been groining
we have been groining
you have been groining
they have been groining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been groining
you will have been groining
he/she/it will have been groining
we will have been groining
you will have been groining
they will have been groining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been groining
you had been groining
he/she/it had been groining
we had been groining
you had been groining
they had been groining
Conditional
I would groin
you would groin
he/she/it would groin
we would groin
you would groin
they would groin
Past Conditional
I would have groined
you would have groined
he/she/it would have groined
we would have groined
you would have groined
they would have groined
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.groin - 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 genitalsgroin - 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
region, area - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
loins - the region of the hips and groin and lower abdomen
2.groin - a curved edge formed by two intersecting vaults
edge - a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
3.groin - a protective structure of stone or concretegroin - a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
barrier - a structure or object that impedes free movement
Verb1.groin - build with groins; "The ceiling was groined"
construction, building - the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
build, construct, make - make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
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groin

noun
Related words
adjective inguinal
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Translations
زاويَه بارزَه
rozkroktříslo
lyske
kube
nivuset
nári
kirkšnis
cirksnis
slabina
dimlje

groin

[grɔɪn] N (Anat) → ingle f
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groin

[ˈgrɔɪn] naine f groin injury, groin straingroin injury nblessure f à l'ainegroin strain nclaquage m à l'aine
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groin

n
(Anat) → Leiste f; to kick somebody in the groinjdn in den Unterleib or die Leistengegend treten
(Archit) → Grat m
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groin

[grɔɪn] ninguine m
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groin

(groin) noun
the part of the front of the body where the inner part of the thigh joins the rest of the body.
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groin

n. ingle.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

groin

n ingle f, entrepierna (fam)
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About 75% of all hernias occur in the inguinal region. [3] Two thirds of these are indirect and the remainder are direct inguinal hernias.
CT revealed an unusual enhancing structure in the left pelvis and left inguinal region. Further evaluation and tracking of the object revealed it to be the left ureter extending into the inguinal canal.
Later that night, the patient experienced increasing erythema and pain in her right inguinal region. A repeat ultrasound showed increased inguinal lymphadenopathy with the largest nodes measuring 2.9 x 1.5 x 2.5 [cm.sup.3] and 2.7 x 1.3 x 2 [cm.sup.3] (FIGURE 3).
Amyand's hernia was named to honour the famous surgeon Claudius Amyand who described it first, almost 180 years ago in 1735, in a patient with a faecal fistula in inguinal region.3 Since it is a rare happening so it has lead to a few case series and many case reports but large studies or meta analysis are deficient.3,7 Amyand's hernia is predominant in males and its incidence has been reported in patients varying in age between 6 weeks to 88 years of life.7 It is three times more common in children due to patent processus vaginalis.
A 1-year-old boy was referred to the dermatology clinic from pediatric emergency service with widespread epidermolysis all over the body, including erosion and bullous formation that had appeared in the inguinal region 4 days previously.
Management requires urgent exploration of the inguinal region and is dependent on whether the appendix is inflamed or not.
The extremities and inguinal region were also found to harbor these tumors in significant frequency in the study.
Although most cases are asymptomatic, some may present with palpable masses in the inguinal region, mimicking an inguinal hernia or, in some cases, mimicking a malignant adnexal mass.
Physical examination revealed an irreductible nonpulsatile soft tissue mass measuring 10 x 13 cm in the right inguinal region, extending to the left inguinal region over the symphysis pubis.
The arteriogram of infra inguinal region was divided into femoropopliteal segment and infra popliteal segment.
The patient underwent vascular ultrasound examination of lower limbs, which showed swollen lymph nodes in bilateral inguinal region [Figure 1]c and [Figure 1]d.
It is caused by the compression of the nerves in the inguinal region with mesh or fibrosis, and half of these patients benefit from peripheral nerve blocks.