lienorenal ligament

noun
li·​eno·​re·​nal ligament | \ ˌlī-ə-nō-ˈrēn-ᵊl- How to pronounce lienorenal ligament (audio) \

Medical Definition of lienorenal ligament

: a mesenteric fold passing from the spleen to the left kidney and affording support to the splenic artery and vein

called also phrenicolienal ligament

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“Lienorenal ligament.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lienorenal%20ligament. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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