Peritoneum connecting the greater curvature of stomach with the hilum of the spleen[umich]. part of the greater omentum; derived from the dorsal mesogastrium in the embryo. [ http://anatomy.med.umich.edu/gastrointestinal_system/stomach_tables.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gastrosplenic_ligament ]

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Term information

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external definition

Mesenteric fold extending from the greater curvature of the stomach to the spleen. [Dorian_AF, Elsevier's_encyclopaedic_dictionary_of_medicine, Part_B:_Anatomy_(1988)_Amsterdam_etc.:_Elsevier][VHOG]

external ontology notes

in MA, EMAPA and EHDAA2 this is part of the dorsal mesogastrium. In wikipedia, and the above source, it is derived from the DM. This is a generic ligament in MA, we infer this and assert that this is a nonskeletal ligament

has exact synonym

gastrosplenic ligament
ligamentum gastrosplenicum
gastrolienal ligament
gastrosplenc ligament

id

UBERON:0004686