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pubofemoral ligament


Definition: a thickened part of the capsule of the hip joint that extends from the superior ramus of the pubis to the intertrochanteric line of the femur.

Synonym(s): ligamentum pubofemoraleTA, ligamentum pubocapsulare, pubocapsular ligament

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