round ligament of uterus

n.

A fibromuscular band attached to the uterus on either side in front of and below the opening of the fallopian tube and passing through the inguinal canal to the labia majora.

Nearby words

  1. round herring,
  2. round kumquat,
  3. round lake beach,
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  5. round ligament of liver,
  6. round lot,
  7. round of beef,
  8. round off,
  9. round on,
  10. round out


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