round ligament of the uterus


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Noun1.round ligament of the uterus - ligament attached to the uterus on either side in front of and below the opening of the Fallopian tube and passing through the inguinal canal to the labia majora
ligament - a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
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The canal of Nuck is an abnormal patent pouch of parietal peritoneum extending anterior to the round ligament of the uterus into the labia majora through the inguinal ring into the inguinal canal.
Tumours of the round ligament of the uterus are quite rare.