phrenicopericardial ligaments


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Related to phrenicopericardial ligaments: arterial mesocardium, Ligamentum arteriosum, Pericardial sinus, pulmonary ligament, sternopericardial ligaments, Pericardiacophrenic vessels

phrenicopericardial ligaments

The connective tissue that attaches the bottom of the fibrous pericardial sac to the top of the central tendon of the diaphragm. When the diaphragm contracts and moves downward, the pericardial sac and the heart are pulled down and elongated.
See also: ligament