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Gastrosplenic ligament

Gastrosplenic ligament
Horizontal disposition of the peritoneum in the upper part of the abdomen. (Gastrolienal ligament labeled at upper left.)
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Latin ligamentum gastrosplenicum, ligamentum gastrolienale
Precursor dorsal mesogastrium
From greater curvature of the stomach
To splenic hilum
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Anatomical terminology

The gastrosplenic ligament (ligamentum gastrosplenicum or gastrolienal ligament) is part of the greater omentum.

Embryonically the gastrosplenic ligament is derived from the dorsal mesogastrium.[1]

The gastrosplenic ligament is made of peritoneum that connects the greater curvature of stomach with the hilum of the spleen.

Contains: Short gastric vessels and left gastro-epiploic vessels

References

  1. ^ Anatomy Tables - Stomach & Spleen

See also

External links

  • Anatomy figure: 37:03-07 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Anatomy figure: 37:05-12 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Anatomy photo:37:07-0100 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Anatomy photo:38:st-0301 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Anatomy figure: 38:03-04 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Diagram at Tn.edu
  • Photo of model at Waynesburg College digirep/greateromentum
  • abdominalcavity at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (xsectthrulesseromentum)


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