ischiofemoral ligament


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is·chi·o·fem·o·ral lig·a·ment

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the thickened part of the capsule of the hip joint that passes from the ischium upward and laterally over the femoral neck; some of its fibers continue into the zona orbicularis.
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ischiofemoral ligament, which attaches to the ischium (the lowest part of the pelvis) and between the two trochanters.