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Medical Term:

dorsal tarsal ligaments


Definition: ligaments connecting dorsal aspects of the tarsal bones as a group; included in the group are the: talonavicular ligament [TA] (ligamentum talonaviculare [TA]), bifurcate ligament [TA] (ligamentum bifurcatum [TA]), and the following dorsal ligaments (ligamentum/a ... dorsalia/e): intercuneiform [TA] (intercuneiformia [TA]), cuneocuboid [TA] (cuneocuboideum [TA]), cuboideonavicular [TA] (cuboideonaviculare [TA]), cuneonavicular [TA] (cuneonavicularia [TA]), and calcaneocuboid [TA] (calcaneocuboideum [TA]).

Synonym(s): ligamenta tarsi dorsaliaTA

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