Pubofemoral ligament

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Pubofemoral ligament
Gray339.png
Right hip-joint from the front. (Pubocapsular ligament visible at center right.)
Details
Latin ligamentum pubofemorale
From pubis (obturator crest)
To femur neck
Identifiers
Gray's p.335
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12492887
TA A03.6.07.007
FMA 43024
Anatomical terminology

The pubofemoral ligament (pubocapsular ligament) is a ligament on the inferior side of the hip joint.

This ligament is attached, above, to the obturator crest and the superior ramus of the pubis; below, it blends with the capsule and with the deep surface of the vertical band of the iliofemoral ligament.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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