gastrophrenic ligament


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Related to gastrophrenic ligament: Gastrosplenic ligament, Gastrocolic ligament, phrenicocolic ligament

gas·tro·phren·ic lig·a·ment

[TA]
the portion of the greater omentum that extends from the greater curvature of the stomach to the inferior surface of the diaphragm.

gastrophrenic ligament

A fold of peritoneum between the esophageal end of the stomach and the diaphragm.
See also: ligament

gastrophrenic

pertaining to the stomach and diaphragm.

gastrophrenic ligament
binds the left crus of the diaphragm to the fundus of the stomach.