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In human anatomy, the groin is the junctional area between the abdomen and the thigh on either side of the pubic bone. This is also known as the medial ...

Groin | Define Groin at Dictionary.com


Groin definition, Anatomy. the fold or hollow on either side of the front of the body where the thigh joins the abdomen. See more.

groin | coastal engineering | Britannica.com


Groin, in coastal engineering, a long, narrow structure built out into the water from a beach in order to prevent beach erosion or to trap and accumulate sand that ...

Is there a difference between a jetty and a groin? - Delaware Sea ...


Nov 27, 2009 ... However, technically speaking, groins and jetties are not the same thing. Groins are the smaller shore-perpendicular structures, built to trap ...

Terminal Groins - Town of Holden Beach


Terminal Groins at Coastal Inlets. Prepared by the ASBPA Science & Technology Committee. “Groins are shore-perpendicular structures emplaced for the ...

Groins - definition of groins by The Free Dictionary


(Civil Engineering) a wall or jetty built out from a riverbank or seashore to control erosion. Also called: spur or breakwater. [C16: origin uncertain: perhaps altered ...

The Negative Impacts Of Groins | Coastal Care


Feb 12, 2009 ... The negative impact of groins on downdrift shorelines is well understood.

Locating the Groin Muscles | Yoga Journal


Aug 28, 2007 ... Medically, the groin is the junction between the abdomen and thigh. When you lift your thigh toward your chest, a crease forms at this junction.

Yoga Sequences | Yoga Poses for the Groins and Pelvis


Nov 7, 2012 ... Use this sequence of yoga poses to open and stretch the groins.

Terminal Groins | North Carolina Coastal Federation


A groin is built perpendicular to the coast and works similar to the way a jetty works. But groins are usually smaller than jetties and built on straight stretches of  ...

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Groin - Beachapedia


Jan 14, 2013 ... One of the two 400-foot groins which form the boundaries of Poncartrain Beach in New Orleans and protect it from wave wash, can be seen in ...

Shoreline Structures - Beachapedia


Sep 23, 2015 ... Seawalls, groins, jetties and other shoreline stabilization structures have had tremendous impacts on our nation's beaches. Shoreline ...

Groin | Definition of Groin by Merriam-Webster


Define groin: the area of the body where your legs come together.