inguinal ligament


A fibrous band formed by the lower border of the aponeurosis of the external oblique muscle that extends from the upper front spine of the ilium to the pubic tubercle.Poupart's ligament

Nearby words

  1. ingrowth,
  2. inguen,
  3. inguinal,
  4. inguinal canal,
  5. inguinal hernia,
  6. inguinal region,
  7. inguinal triangle,
  8. inguinocrural,
  9. inguinodynia,
  10. inguinolabial

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