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lateral crus of the superficial inguinal ring


Definition: portion of the external oblique aponeurosis that passes lateral to the superficial inguinal ring blending into the inguinal ligament and forming the lateral boundary of the ring.

Synonym(s): crus laterale anuli inguinalis superficialisTA

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