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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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The mean distance between the median arcuate ligament and the celiac trunk was 0.
The percentage of cadavers with the median arcuate ligament touching the celiac trunk was 42.
It was observed that 29 out of 35 cadavers with the median arcuate ligament touching the celiac trunk had the right crus surrounding almost all the superior margin of the celiac trunk and the left crus maintaining contact with the lateral portion of it or surrounding it in some millimeters.
Also, the median arcuate ligament overlapped the celiac trunk in 36 cadavers (43.
The mean extension of the median arcuate ligament overlapping the celiac trunk was 0.
Histological description of the median arcuate ligament of the diaphragm.
Therefore, further specific researches, in dissected cadavers, on the celiac trunk behavior are needed in relation to the diaphragm crura and the median arcuate ligament.
In the present study, by means of an anatomic study, we could observe the measures of positions that the median arcuate ligament may have in relation to the celiac trunk and to compare them with those obtained in the analyzed literature.
Angiographic studies during respiration process showed the dislocation of the median arcuate ligament, aorta and celiac trunk, resulting in a greater approximation between the celiac trunk and the median arcuate ligament in the expiration (Reuter, 1971; Stanley & Fry and Reuter & Bernstein, 1973).
1cm for overlap of the median arcuate ligament and 0.
Our results revealed that the inferior edge of the median arcuate ligament remained distant from the celiac trunk in 14.
The touch of the celiac trunk by the median arcuate ligament was observed in 42.