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Anatomy Inguinal hernia layers

"A guy has an inguinal hernia that increases with strain. The bulge decreases when he is supine. What is the deepest layer of the abdominal wall covering this hernia? "
Could someone explain this to me? Is it an indirect or direct hernia and what's the answer (see choices below)

Answer choices: external oblique, internal oblique, rectus abdominus, transversalis fascia, trasversus abdominus muscle.

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