inguinal ligament

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inguinal ligament

[′iŋ·gwən·əl ′lig·ə·mənt]
(anatomy)
The thickened lower portion of the aponeurosis of the external oblique muscle extending from the anterior superior spine of the ileum to the tubercle of the pubis and the pectineal line. Also known as Poupart's ligament.
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