falciform ligament

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Noun1.falciform ligament - a ligament that attaches part of the liver to the diaphragm and the abdominal wall
ligament - a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
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The falciform ligament of the liver is a fibrous remnant of the obliterated umbilical vein [1, 2].