Median arcuate ligament

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Median arcuate ligament
The diaphragm. Under surface.
Latin ligamentum arcuatum medianum
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12491652

The median arcuate ligament is a ligament under the diaphragm that connects the right and left crura of diaphragm.


The median arcuate ligament is formed by the right and left crura of the diaphragm. The crura connect to form an arch, behind which is the aortic hiatus.

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