medial arcuate ligament

medial arcuate ligament
medial arcuate ligament n an arched band of fascia that covers the upper part of the psoas major muscle, extends from the body of the first or second lumbar vertebra to the transverse process of the first and sometimes also the second lumbar vertebra, and provides attachment for part of the lumbar portion of the diaphragm compare LATERAL ARCUATE LIGAMENT

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  • Arcuate ligament — The term arcuate ligament refers to an arc shaped ligament. Specifically, it can refer to a variety of ligaments in the human body: * Arcuate ligaments of the diaphragm ** Median arcuate ligament ** Medial arcuate ligament ** Lateral arcuate… …   Wikipedia

  • Median arcuate ligament — The diaphragm. Under surface. Latin ligamentum arcuatum medianum The median arcuate ligament is a ligament under the diaphragm that connects the right and left crura of diaphragm …   Wikipedia

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  • lateral arcuate ligament — n a fascial band that is formed by part of the quadratus lumborum muscle, extends from the tip of the transverse process of the first lumbar vertebra to the twelfth rib, and provides attachment for part of the diaphragm compare MEDIAL ARCUATE… …   Medical dictionary

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