Relating to the spleen and the diaphragm; denoting a ligament or fold of peritoneum extending between the two structures. [spleno- + G. phren, diaphragm]

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sple·no·phren·ic (splen″o-frenґik) [spleno- + -phren- + -ic] pertaining to the spleen and diaphragm.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • splenophrenic ligament — ligamentum phrenicosplenicum …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

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