ligamentum teres uteri

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Related to round ligament of uterus: suspensory ligament of ovary, Ovarian ligament
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Noun1.ligamentum teres uteri - 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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Superior to this attachment, it is called ovarian ligament which prevents ovarian descent into the inguinal canal and inferior to the attachment, it is the round ligament of uterus.
7) The ligament that lies in the inguinal hernia sac in females believed to be the round ligament of uterus is actually the suspensory ligament of the ovary.