median arcuate ligament

noun

Medical Definition of median arcuate ligament

: 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 28 Sep. 2022.

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