Medical Definition of Plica paraduodenalis

1. A sickle-shaped fold of peritoneum sometimes found arching between the left side of the duodenojejunal flexure and the medial border of the left kidney; its right free edge contains the ascending branch of the left colic artery and inferior mesenteric vein; forms anterior boundary of the paraduodenal recess. See: paraduodenal recess. Synonym: plica paraduodenalis, Treitz's arch. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plica Paraduodenalis

plica gubernatrix
plica hypogastrica
plica ileocaecalis
plica incudis
plica interdigitalis
plica interureterica
plica lacrimalis
plica longitudinalis duodeni
plica lunata
plica mallearis
plica membranae tympani
plica nervi laryngei
plica palatina transversa
plica palpebronasalis
plica paraduodenalis (current term)
plica rectouterina
plica salpingopalatina
plica salpingopharyngea
plica semilunaris
plica semilunaris conjunctivae
plica semilunaris of colon
plica semilunaris of eye
plica sigmoidea
plica spiralis ductus cystici
plica stapedis
plica sublingualis
plica synovialis
plica synovialis infrapatellaris

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