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suspensory ligament

noun, Anatomy.
1.
any of several tissues that suspend certain organs or parts of the body, especially the transparent, delicate web of fibrous tissue that supports the crystalline lens.
Origin of suspensory ligament
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35
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