suspensory ligament of the ovary

noun

: a fold of peritoneum that consists of a part of the broad ligament that is attached to the ovary near the end joining the fallopian tube and that contains blood and lymph vessels passing to and from the ovary

called also infundibulopelvic ligament

compare ligament of the ovary

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“Suspensory ligament of the ovary.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/suspensory%20ligament%20of%20the%20ovary. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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