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fal·ci·form pro·cess of sacrotuberous ligament[TA]
a continuation of the inner border of the sacrotuberous ligament upward and forward on the inner aspect of the ramus of the ischium.
a triangular or sickle-shaped ligament of the body, such as the broad ligament of the liver.
falciform ligamentThe term falciform ligament refers to a structure in the liver—the “true” falciform ligament of liver (ligamentum falciforme hepatitis [NA]), as well as a second structure, the falciform process of sacrotuberal ligament (processus falciformus ligamenti sacrotuberalis [NA6]).
fal·ci·form pro·cess(fal'si-fōrm pros'es)
falciform ligamentA large sickle-shaped fold of PERITONEUM extending from the front of the top of the liver to the UMBILICUS.
a sickle-shaped sagittal fold of peritoneum that helps to attach the liver to the diaphragm and separates the right and left lobes of the liver.