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median umbilical ligament


Definition: the remnant of the urachus, contained in the median umbilical fold; it persists as a midline fibrous cord between the apex of the bladder and the umbilicus.

Synonym(s): ligamentum umbilicale medianumTA, middle umbilical ligament, urachal ligament

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