hepatogastric ligament


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hep·a·to·gas·tric lig·a·ment

[TA]
the part of the lesser omentum that extends between the liver and lesser curvature of the stomach.
Synonym(s): ligamentum hepatogastricum [TA]

hepatogastric ligament

[hep′ətōgas′trik]
Etymology: Gk, hēpar + gaster, stomach
the portion of the lesser omentum between the liver and the stomach. Compare hepatoduodenal ligament.
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Feeding a large, once-a-day meal can extend the stomach and stretch the hepatogastric ligament, which keeps the stomach positioned in the abdominal cavity.