median arcuate ligament

noun

: a tendinous arch that lies in front of the aorta and that connects the attachments of the lumbar portion of the diaphragm to the lumbar vertebrae on each side compare lateral arcuate ligament

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“Median arcuate ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/median%20arcuate%20ligament. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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