costocolic ligament


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phren·i·co·col·ic lig·a·ment

[TA]
a triangular fold of peritoneum attached to the left flexure of the colon and to the diaphragm, on which the inferior pole or extremity of the spleen rests.
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costocolic ligament

The ligament attaching the splenic flexure of the colon to the diaphragm.
See also: ligament
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