A ligament that does not connect two skeletal elements. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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Term information

definition

A ligament that does not connect two skeletal elements.

external definition

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].

external ontology notes

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.

has exact synonym

non-skeletal ligament

has related synonym

fibrous ligament

id

UBERON:0008845

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