phrenicosplenic ligament

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phrenicosplenic ligament

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double fold of peritoneum (mesentery) extending between the diaphragm and spleen; this is a portion of the greater omentum; distinctions between the phrenicosplenic ligament and adjacent ligaments, such as the gastrophrenic, gastrosplenic and splenorenal ligaments-all part of the same mesenteric sheet-are often nebulous.
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The lienorenal ligament and lienophrenic ligament are divided with a combination of monopolar diathermy hook and scissors.