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inguinal ligament

inguinal ligament in Medicine

inguinal ligament n.
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. Also called Poupart's ligament.

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