Medical Definition of Gimbernat's ligament
: the portion of the aponeurosis of the external oblique muscle that is reflected from the inguinal ligament along the iliopectineal line
Biographical Note for gimbernat's ligament
Gimbernat y Arbós \ḵim-ber-ˈnät-ē-är-ˈbōs\play ,
Antonio de (1734–1816), Spanish surgeon and anatomist. Gimbernat was a pioneer in ophthalmology, vascular surgery, and urology. He demonstrated the ligament that now bears his name in 1768, although he did not publish a description of it until 1779.
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