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Colles' ligament

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A deep triangular fibrous band extending from the eponeurosis of the external oblique – M. obliquus externus abdominis – to the pubic tubercle – Tuberculum pubicum – of the opposite side.

Description

A deep triangular fibrous band extending from the eponeurosis of the external oblique – M. obliquus externus abdominis – to the pubic tubercle – Tuberculum pubicum – of the opposite side. It represents the medial delimitation of the outer inguinal band.

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