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phrenicocolic ligament


Definition: a triangular fold of peritoneum attached to the left flexure of the colon and to the diaphragm, on which the inferior pole or extremity of the spleen rests.

Synonym(s): ligamentum phrenicocolicumTA, costocolic ligament

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