Origin of ligamentum
From Medieval Latin; see origin at ligament
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(b) Iris angle with particular reference to the ligamentum pectinatum.
The ciliary muscle and the ligamentum pectinatum are both derived from the mesoblast between the cornea and the iris.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
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In many Mammals, and among them the Orang, there is no ligamentum teres.
The iris recedes from contact with the ligamentum pectinatum and cornea and the filtration angle is again open.
The ligamentum nuchae is a strong elastic band in the Ungulata which supports the weight of the head.
- The cordlike remains of a structure that has lost its original lumen,
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