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Uterus and right broad ligament, seen from behind. (Mesosalpinx not labeled, but region visible above ovary.)
Latin Mesosalpinx
Anatomical terminology

The mesosalpinx is part of the lining of the abdominal cavity in higher vertebrates, specifically the portion of the broad ligament that stretches from the ovary to the level of the uterine tube.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External links

  • Anatomy figure: 43:02-09 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Posterior view of the broad ligament of the uterus, on the left side."
  • Anatomy photo:43:03-0401 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Female Pelvis - The Broad Ligament"
  • Anatomy image:9666 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Anatomy image:9668 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • pelvis at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (uterus, broadligament)
  • figures/chapter_35/35-8.HTM — Basic Human Anatomy at Dartmouth Medical School

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