Cooper's ligament

noun
Coo·​per's ligament | \ ˌkü-pərz-, ˌku̇p-ərz- How to pronounce Cooper's ligament (audio) \

Medical Definition of Cooper's ligament

: a strong ligamentous band extending upward and backward from the base of Gimbernat's ligament along the iliopectineal line to which it is attached

called also ligament of Cooper

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“Cooper's ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Cooper%27s%20ligament. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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