pectineal ligament

n.

A thick, strong fibrous band that passes laterally from the lacunar ligament along the pectineal line of the pubis.

Nearby words

  1. pectinate,
  2. pectinate line,
  3. pectinate muscle,
  4. pectinate zone,
  5. pectineal,
  6. pectineal line of pubis,
  7. pectineal muscle,
  8. pectiniform,
  9. pectinogen,
  10. pectinose


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