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umbilical ligament

umbilical ligament in Medicine

umbilical ligament n.

  1. The obliterated umbilical artery that persists as a fibrous cord passing upward alongside the bladder to the umbilicus; medial umbilical ligament.

  2. The remnant of the urachus that persists as a midline fibrous cord located between the apex of the bladder and the umbilicus; middle umbilical ligament.

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