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Cooper ligament

(koop-ĕr )

[Sir Astley Paston Cooper, Brit. surgeon, 1768-1841]
Any of the strands of connective tissue in the mammary gland that extend from glandular tissue through fat toward the skin, where they are attached to the dermis. These ligaments affect the image of the glandular tissue on a mammogram.
SYN: SEE: retinaculum mammae

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Cooper Ligament." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769342/all/Cooper_ligament.
Cooper ligament. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769342/all/Cooper_ligament. Accessed June 24, 2019.
Cooper ligament. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769342/all/Cooper_ligament
Cooper Ligament [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769342/all/Cooper_ligament.
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