suspensory ligament

noun

Definition of suspensory ligament

  1. :  a ligament or fibrous membrane suspending an organ or part; especially :  a ringlike fibrous membrane connecting the ciliary body and the lens of the eye and holding the lens in place — see eye illustration

First Known Use of suspensory ligament

1831


Medical Dictionary

suspensory ligament

noun

Medical Definition of suspensory ligament

  1. :  a ligament or fibrous membrane suspending an organ or part: asa:  a ringlike fibrous membrane connecting the ciliary body and the lens of the eye and holding the lens in placeb:  falciform ligament

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