nonskeletal ligamentGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0008845
A ligament that does not connect two skeletal elements. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]
Synonyms: non-skeletal ligament
Ligament organ that primarily consists of dense connective tissue aggregated into fasciculi which may be admixed with smooth muscle. Examples: ligament of liver, ovarian ligament[FMA:25625].
this class is used more generally than the FMA class, to include for example folds of mesentery such as the broad ligament of the uterus.