round ligament of uterus
a fibromuscular band that is attached to the uterus on either side in front of and below the opening of the uterine tube; it passes through the inguinal canal to the labium majus; corresponds to the spermatic cord of the male in that it passes through the inguinal canal and gains similar coverings but is not homologous, being a homologue of the gubernaculum testis.
Synonym(s): ligamentum teres uteriTA, Hunter ligament
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