Lannelongue, Odilon M.

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Odilon M., French surgeon and pathologist, 1840-1911.
Lannelongue foramina - a number of fossae in the wall of the right atrium, containing the openings of minute intramural veins. Synonym(s): foramina of the venae minimae
Lannelongue ligaments - fibrous bands that pass from the pericardium to the sternum. Synonym(s): sternopericardial ligament
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In the setting of complete absence of the left pericardium, the sternopericardial ligament will be absent, allowing the heart to be displaced dependently.