gastrophrenic ligament

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

gas·tro·phren·ic lig·a·ment

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


pertaining to the stomach and diaphragm.

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