round ligament of the uterus

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Extraperitoneal leiomyoma of the round ligament of the uterus mimicking adnexal mass.
After a right inguinal incision, a mass of the right round ligament of the uterus was discovered with no concurrent hernia.
Endometriosis of the round ligament of the uterus. J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2012; 19:46-51.