ligamentum splenorenale

ligamentum splenorenale
[TA] splenorenal ligament: a fold in the greater omentum that connects the kidney and the concave surface of the spleen; this and the ligamentum phrenicosplenicum are the same structure in some persons. Called also l. lienorenale [TA alternative] and lienorenal ligament.

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  • ligamentum phrenicosplenicum — [TA] phrenicosplenic ligament: a fold in the greater omentum that connects the diaphragm with the concave surface of the spleen; this and the ligamentum splenorenale are the same structure in some persons. Called also l. phrenicolienale and… …   Medical dictionary

  • ligamentum — SYN: ligament. [L. a band, tie, fr. ligo, to bind] l. acromioclaviculare [TA] SYN: acromioclavicular ligament. l. anococcygeum SYN: anococcygeal ligament. l. anulare [TA] SYN: anular ligament. l. anulare bulbi SYN: trabecular tissue of sclera. l …   Medical dictionary

  • ligamentum lienorenale — TA alternative for l. splenorenale …   Medical dictionary

  • splenorenal ligament — ligamentum splenorenale …   Medical dictionary

  • suspensory ligament of spleen — ligamentum splenorenale …   Medical dictionary

  • sustentaculum lienis — ligamentum splenorenale …   Medical dictionary

  • Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Splenorenal ligament — Infobox Ligament Name = Splenorenal ligament Latin = ligamentum splenorenale GraySubject = 278 GrayPage = 1283 Caption = Horizontal disposition of the peritoneum in the upper part of the abdomen. (Phrenicolienal ligament labeled at bottom right.) …   Wikipedia

  • lienorenal ligament — li·eno·re·nal ligament .lī ə nō rēn əl n a mesenteric fold passing from the spleen to the left kidney and affording support to the splenic artery and vein called also phrenicolienal ligament * * * ligamentum splenorenale …   Medical dictionary

  • phrenicolienal ligament — phren·i·co·li·en·al ligament lī ə nəl n LIENORENAL LIGAMENT * * * phrenicosplenic ligament ligamentum splenorenale …   Medical dictionary

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