Medical Dictionary

Poupart's ligament

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noun Pou·part's ligament \pü-ˈpärz-\

Medical Definition of Poupart's ligament

Biographical Note for poupart's ligament

Poupart

\pü-pȧr\,

François

(1661–1709), French surgeon and naturalist. In 1695 Poupart provided a more extensive description of the inguinal ligament, giving it new significance by showing its relationship to hernia. As a naturalist he did research on invertebrates including locusts, slugs, leeches, worms, and mussels.


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