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Inguinal Canal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Inguinal Canal
Tree Number(s)
A01.923.047.412
Unique ID
D007264
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007264
Annotation
internal canal only: do not confuse with GROIN, external only
Scope Note
The tunnel in the lower anterior ABDOMINAL WALL through which the SPERMATIC CORD, in the male; ROUND LIGAMENT, in the female; nerves; and vessels pass. Its internal end is at the deep inguinal ring and its external end is at the superficial inguinal ring.
Entry Term(s)
Inguinal Ring
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Inguinal Canal Preferred
Inguinal Ring Narrower
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