Cooper's ligament

noun
Coo·per's ligament | \ ˌkü-pərz-, ˌku̇p-ərz- \

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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