ligament

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Related to lacunar ligament: inguinal canal, Conjoint tendon, iliopubic tract
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Synonyms for ligament

that which unites or binds

Words related to ligament

a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs

any connection or unifying bond

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3,8) Femoral hernias occupy the femoral ring lateral to the tough lacunar ligament and medial to the soft femoral vein (Figure 1).
While a large inguinal hernia could theoretically exert a mass effect on the femoral vein, the authors think this is unlikely, as the femoral ring is bounded by the relatively noncompliant inguinal and lacunar ligaments.