sustentaculum lienis


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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.

sustentaculum lienis

The phrenocolic ligament that apparently supports the spleen.
See also: sustentaculum