Gastrophrenic ligament

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Gastrophrenic ligament
Details
Latin ligamentum gastrophrenicum
Identifiers
Gray's p.1162
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12492270
TA A10.1.02.202
FMA FMA:16518
Anatomical terminology

The postero-inferior surface of the stomach is covered by peritoneum, except over a small area close to the cardiac orifice; this area is limited by the lines of attachment of the gastrophrenic ligament, and lies in apposition with the diaphragm, and frequently with the upper portion of the left suprarenal gland.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.