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suspensory ligaments of breast

 

Definition: well-developed retinacula cutis that extend from the fibrous stroma of the mammary gland to the overlying skin.

Synonym(s): ligamenta suspensoria mammariaTA, retinaculum cutis mammae, suspensory retinaculum of breast, Cooper ligaments1, suspensory ligaments of Cooper

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