|Ligament: Splenorenal ligament|
|Horizontal disposition of the peritoneum in the upper part of the abdomen. (Phrenicolienal ligament labeled at bottom right.)|
|Gray's||subject #278 1283|
The splenorenal ligament (or lienorenal ligament, or phrenicolienal ligament ), is derived from the peritoneum, where the wall of the general peritoneal cavity comes into contact with the omental bursa between the left kidney and the spleen; the lienal vessels pass between its two layers.
- splenorenal+ligament at eMedicine Dictionary
- Norman/Georgetown spleen
- Norman/Georgetown abdominalcavity (xsectthrulesseromentum)
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