check ligament

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check ligament

[′chek ‚lig·ə·mənt]
(anatomy)
A thickening of the orbital fascia running from the insertion of the lateral rectus muscle to the medial orbital wall (medial check ligament) or from the insertion of the lateral rectus muscle to the lateral orbital wall (lateral check ligament).