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suspensory ligament of ovary


Definition: a band of peritoneum that extends upward from the upper pole of the ovary; it contains the ovarian vessels and ovarian plexus of nerves.

Synonym(s): ligamentum suspensorium ovariiTA, Clado band, infundibulopelvic ligament

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