medial umbilical ligament


: a fibrous cord sheathed in peritoneum and extending from the pelvis to the navel that is a remnant of part of the umbilical artery in the fetus

called also lateral umbilical ligament

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“Medial umbilical ligament.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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