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Medical Term:

suspensory ligament of eyeball


a thickening of the inferior part of the bulbar sheath that supports the eye within the orbit; it extends between the lateral and medial orbital margins and includes the medial and lateral check ligaments.

Synonym(s): ligamentum suspensorium bulbiTA, Lockwood ligament

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