broad ligament of the uterus

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broad lig·a·ment of the u·ter·us

[TA]
the peritoneal fold passing from the lateral margin of the uterus to the wall of the pelvis on either side, and in so doing also ensheathing the ovaries and uterine tubes.
Synonym(s): ligamentum latum uteri [TA]

broad lig·a·ment of the u·ter·us

(brawd lig'ă-mĕnt yū'tĕr-ŭs)
The peritoneal fold passing from the lateral margin of the uterus to the wall of the pelvis on either side and ensheathing the ovaries and uterine tubes.
Synonym(s): ligamentum latum uteri [TA] .