cardinal ligament

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car·di·nal lig·a·ment

[TA]
a fibrous band attached to the uterine cervix and the vault of the lateral fornix of the vagina; continuous with the tissue ensheathing the pelvic vessels.

cardinal ligament

Etymology: L, cardo, hinge, ligare, to bind
a sheet of subserous fascia extending across the female pelvic floor as a continuation of the broad ligament. See also broad ligament.

car·di·nal lig·a·ment

(kahr'di-năl lig'ă-mĕnt) [TA]
A fibrous band attached to the uterine cervix and the vault of the lateral fornix of the vagina; continuous with the tissue ensheathing the pelvic vessels.

Mackenrodt,

Alwin Karl, German gynecologist, 1859-1925.
Mackenrodt incision
Mackenrodt ligament - Synonym(s): cardinal ligament
Mackenrodt operation
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