falciform ligament

noun

Medical Definition of falciform ligament

: an anteroposterior fold of peritoneum attached to the under surface of the diaphragm and sheath of the rectus muscle and along a line on the anterior and upper surfaces of the liver extending back from the notch on the anterior margin

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“Falciform ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/falciform%20ligament. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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