Meaning of “suspensory ligament” in the English Dictionary

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"suspensory ligament" in British English

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suspensory ligamentnoun [ C ]

uk /səˌspens.ər.i ˈlɪɡə.mənt/ us /səˌspens.ɚ.i ˈlɪɡə.mənt/ specialized

one of the strong strips of tissue in the body that hold the lens of the eye in position or that another part or organ hangs from

(Definition of “suspensory ligament” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)