Gastrophrenic Gas`tro*phren"ic, a. [Gastro- + -phrenic.] (Anat.) Pertaining to the stomach and diaphragm; as, the gastrophrenic ligament. [1913 Webster]

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  • gastrophrenic — Relating to the stomach and the diaphragm. [gastro + G. phren, diaphragm] * * * gas·tro·phren·ic .gas trə fren ik adj of, relating to, or connecting the stomach and diaphragm * * * gas·tro·phren·ic (gas″tro frenґik) [gastro + phrenic]… …   Medical dictionary

  • gastrophrenic — gas·tro·phren·ic …   English syllables

  • gastrophrenic — |gastrə|frenik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary gastr + phrenic : of, relating to, or connecting the stomach and diaphragm …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gastrophrenic ligament — Infobox Ligament Name = Gastrophrenic ligament Latin = ligamentum gastrophrenicum GraySubject = 247 GrayPage = 1162 Caption = Caption2 = From = To = System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = l 09 DorlandsSuf = 12492270 The postero inferior… …   Wikipedia

  • gastrophrenic ligament — ligamentum gastrophrenicum …   Medical dictionary

  • Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Ligament — Lig a*ment (l[i^]g [.a]*ment), n. [L. ligamentum, fr. ligare to bind; cf. f. ligament. Cf. {Lien}, n., {Ligature}.] 1. Anything that ties or unites one thing or part to another; a bandage; a bond. Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] Interwoven is the love… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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