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phrenicosplenic ligament [TA]
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 spleen was just hanging by the phrenosplenic ligament.
At this stage spleen was hanging by a very small part of phrenosplenic ligament, a small bag fashioned from a urine collection bag was introduced in the peritoneal cavity and spleen was placed in the bag (Figure-3).