The round ligament of the uterus originates at the uterine horns, in the parametrium. It leaves the pelvis via the deep inguinal ring, passes through the inguinal canal and continues on to the labia majora where its fibers spread and mix with the tissue of the mons pubis[WP]. A fibromuscular band that attaches to the uterus and then passes along the broad ligament, out through the inguinal ring, and into the labium majus[MESH]. [ MESH:A02.513.803 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round_ligament_of_uterus ]

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The round ligament of the uterus originates at the uterine horns, in the parametrium. It leaves the pelvis via the deep inguinal ring, passes through the inguinal canal and continues on to the labia majora where its fibers spread and mix with the tissue of the mons pubis[WP]. A fibromuscular band that attaches to the uterus and then passes along the broad ligament, out through the inguinal ring, and into the labium majus[MESH].

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has broad synonym

round ligament

has exact synonym

ligamentum teres of uterus

round ligament of the uterus

Hunter's ligament

ligamentum teres uteri

has related synonym

ligamentum teres uteri

id

UBERON:0006589