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CROSS-SPECIES ANATOMY - ANNOTATIONS

The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from http://berkeleybop.org/ontologies/uberon/basic.obo. For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at http://uberon.github.io/about.html.

Term:suspensory ligament of breast
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Accession:UBERON:0012103 term browser browse the term
Definition:Cooper's ligaments (also known as the suspensory ligaments of Cooper and the fibrocollagenous septa) are connective tissue in the breast that helps maintain structural integrity. Transmission diffraction tomography can reveal the anatomy. Cooper's Suspensory Ligament should not be confused with the pectineal ligament (sometimes called the inguinal ligament of Cooper) which shares the same eponym.
Comment:Connects skin of mammary gland with deep fascia
Synonyms:exact_synonym: retinaculum cutis mammae;   suspensory ligament of cooper;   suspensory retinaculum of breast
 related_synonym: Cooper's ligament;   ligament of Cooper;   suspensory ligament of the breast;   suspensory ligaments of breast;   suspensory ligaments of the breast
 xref: FMA:58040;   SCTID:279011006;   Wikipedia:Cooper%27s_ligaments



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    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          ectoderm-derived structure 0
            suspensory ligament of breast 0
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    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              embryo 0
                embryonic structure 0
                  embryonic tissue 0
                    germ layer / neural crest 0
                      germ layer 0
                        ectoderm 0
                          ectodermal placode 0
                            non-neurogenic ectodermal placode 0
                              mammary placode 0
                                mammary bud 0
                                  mammary gland 0
                                    thoracic mammary gland 0
                                      suspensory ligament of breast 0
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