ligament of Treitz

noun

: a band of smooth muscle extending from the junction of the duodenum and jejunum to the left crus of the diaphragm and functioning as a suspensory ligament

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“Ligament of Treitz.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ligament%20of%20Treitz. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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