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pulmonary ligament


Definition: two-layered fold formed as the pleura of the mediastinum is reflected onto the lung inferior to the root of the lung.

Synonym(s): ligamentum pulmonaleTA, ligamentum latum pulmonis, Teutleben ligament

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