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.
- Suspensory muscle of duodenum
suspensory muscle of duodenum n. A broad flat band of smooth muscle and fibrous tissue attached to the right crus of the diaphragm and to the duodenum at its junction with the jejunum.