suspensory ligament of axilla n.
A downward extension of the clavipectoral fascia that attaches to the axillary fascia, forming the armpit hollow.
- Suspensory ligament of breast
suspensory ligament of breast n. Any of the numerous, well-developed fibrous bands of the skin that extend from the overlying skin to the fibrous stroma of the mammary gland.
- Suspensory ligament of eyeball
suspensory ligament of eyeball n. A thickening of the inferior part of the bulbar sheath that supports the eye within its orbit.
- Suspensory ligament of lens
suspensory ligament of lens n. See ciliary zonule.
- Suspensory ligament of ovary
suspensory ligament of ovary n. A band of peritoneum that extends upward from the upper pole of the ovary and contains the ovarian vessels and the ovarian plexus of nerves.