Ligamentum teres (abdomen)

The ligamentum teres or round ligament is the fibrous cord formed by the obliterated fetal umbilical vein that runs in the free edge of the falciform ligament from the umbilicus into the left lobe of the liver.  

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

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rID: 67566
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • round ligament of the abdomen

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