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|Ligament: Inguinal ligament|
|Inguinal ligament is labeled at bottom right.|
|Structures passing behind the inguinal ligament.|
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|From||anterior superior iliac spine|
The inguinal (crural) ligament runs from the anterior superior iliac spine of the ilium to the pubic tubercle of the pubic bone. It is formed by the external abdominal oblique aponeurosis and is continuous with the fascia lata of the thigh.
There is some dispute over the attachments.
Structures that pass deep to the inguinal ligament include:
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It is also referred to as Poupart's ligament, because Poupart gave it relevance in relation to hernial repair, calling it "the suspender of the abdomen" (French: "le suspenseur de l'abdomen"). It is sometimes termed the Fallopian ligament. Colles' ligament is reflex ligament not inguinal ligament. 
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This article uses anatomical terminology, for an overview see anatomical terminology.