gastrocolic ligament


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Related to gastrocolic ligament: gastrocolic omentum, Gastrosplenic ligament, Lesser sac

gas·tro·co·lic lig·a·ment

[TA]
the major, apronlike portion of the greater omentum that extends between the stomach and the transverse colon.
Synonym(s): ligamentum gastrocolicum [TA]

gastrocolic ligament

The secondary attachment of the greater curvature of the stomach and the transverse colon formed by the folding of the gastrocolic mesentery to become the greater omentum.
See also: ligament
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In their report, the lesser sac was accessed without dividing the gastrocolic ligament and all mobilizations were accomplished "lateral to medial" [13].