Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

Cardinal ligament

Index Cardinal ligament

The cardinal ligament (or Mackenrodt's ligament, lateral cervical ligament, or transverse cervical ligament) is a major ligament of the uterus. [1]

5 relations: Broad ligament of the uterus, Cervix, Hysterectomy, Pelvic splanchnic nerves, Uterus.

Broad ligament of the uterus

The broad ligament of the uterus is the wide fold of peritoneum that connects the sides of the uterus to the walls and floor of the pelvis.

New!!: Cardinal ligament and Broad ligament of the uterus · See more »


The cervix or cervix uteri (neck of the uterus) is the lower part of the uterus in the human female reproductive system.

New!!: Cardinal ligament and Cervix · See more »


Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus.

New!!: Cardinal ligament and Hysterectomy · See more »

Pelvic splanchnic nerves

Pelvic splanchnic nerves or nervi erigentes are splanchnic nerves that arise from sacral spinal nerves S2, S3, S4 to provide parasympathetic innervation to the hindgut.

New!!: Cardinal ligament and Pelvic splanchnic nerves · See more »


The uterus (from Latin "uterus", plural uteri) or womb is a major female hormone-responsive secondary sex organ of the reproductive system in humans and most other mammals.

New!!: Cardinal ligament and Uterus · See more »

Redirects here:

Cardinal ligaments, L cardinale, L. cardinale, Lateral cervical ligament, Lateral cervical ligaments, Ligament of Mackenrodt, Ligamentum cardinale, Ligamentum transversalis colli, Mackenrodt's ligament, Mackenrodt's ligaments, Mackenrodts ligament, Mackenrodts ligaments, The cardinal ligament, Transverse cervical ligament, Transverse cervical ligaments.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardinal_ligament

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »