lateral arcuate ligament

(redirected from ligamentum arcuatum laterale)

lat·er·al ar·cu·ate lig·a·ment

a thickening of the fascia of the quadratus lumborum muscle between the transverse process of the first lumbar vertebra and the twelfth rib on either side that gives attachment to a portion of the diaphragm.
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