Suspensory muscle of duodenum facts for kids
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|The duodenum. The suspensory muscle of the duodenum attaches to the duodenojejunal flexure, shown.|
|The duodenum and jejunum depicted in situ. The suspensory muscle of the duodenum connects posteriorly to the duodenojejunal flexure, behind the pancreas, shown.|
|Latin||Musculus suspensorius duodeni, ligamentum suspensorium duodeni|
|Nerve||Coeliac plexus, Superior mesenteric plexus|
The suspensory muscle marks the formal division between the first and second parts of the small intestine, the duodenum and the jejunum. This division is used to mark the difference between the upper and lower gastrointestinal tracts.
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