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deep transverse metatarsal ligament


Definition: the ligament that interconnects the plantar surface of the heads of the metatarsals, being continuous with the plantar ligaments.

Synonym(s): ligamentum metatarsale transversum profundumTA, transverse metatarsal ligament

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