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lacunar ligament


Definition: a curved fibrous band that passes horizontally backward from the medial end of the inguinal ligament to the pectineal line; it forms the medial boundary of the femoral ring.

Synonym(s): ligamentum lacunareTA, Gimbernat ligament

See Also: aponeurosis of external oblique (muscle)

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