falciform ligament


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falciform ligament

[′fal·sə‚fȯrm ′lig·ə·mənt]
(anatomy)
The ventral mesentery of the liver; its peripheral attachment extends from the diaphragm to the umbilicus and contains the round ligament of the liver.
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The only description found of the liver of the nutria (Wagner, 1963) divides it into three lobules: right, diaphragmatic or middle lobe and the left lobe and the only ligament observed by the author was the falciform ligament.
13] The average distance of these furrows from right layer of falciform ligament was 7.
Lymphangioma of the falciform ligament - A case report.
Initial findings were of dilated small bowel overlying the liver, and a diaphragmatic hernial defect visualised to the right of the falciform ligament.
The falciform ligament was separated from the anterior abdominal wall with a Ligasure to allow better visualisation of the hernia.
We prefer supraumbilical site for the primary port, though it has a slight theoretical disadvantage than the infraumbilical region due to presence of falciform ligament.