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sternopericardial ligaments (anatomy)

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The sternopericardial ligaments are inconsistent structures serving to tether the anterior surface of the pericardium to the sternum. There are two:

  • superior sternopericardial ligaments; anterior surface of fibrous pericardium to superior, deep surface of body of sternum
  • inferior sternopericardial ligaments; anterior surface of fibrous pericardium to inferior, deep surface of body of sternum

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