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Gastrophrenic ligament

Gastrophrenic ligament
(Science: anatomy) The portion of the greater omentum that extends from the greater curvature of the stomach to the inferior surface of the diaphragm.
Synonym: ligamentum gastrophrenicum, gastrodiaphragmatic ligament, phrenogastric ligament.


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