ligament

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Related to Gastrocolic ligament: gastrocolic omentum, Gastrosplenic ligament, Lesser sac
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Synonyms for ligament

that which unites or binds

Words related to ligament

a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs

any connection or unifying bond

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1) The gastrocolic ligament is a portion of the greater omentum passing from the greater curvature of the stomach and the first part of the duodenum to the transverse colon.
The case reported here demonstrates the occurrence of a rare form of abdominal pregnancy--an omental pregnancy which was primarily implanted on the gastrocolic ligament.