ligament of Winslow

ligament of Wins·​low
-ˈwinz(ˌ)lō,
-ˈvin(t)(ˌ)slō
: a ligament of the posterior surface of the knee formed by the expansion of the tendons of the semimembranosus and other muscles

Word History

Etymology

after Jakob B. Winslow †1760 Danish naturalist

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“Ligament of Winslow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ligament%20of%20Winslow. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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