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Medical Term:

inferior extensor retinaculum


Definition: a Y-shaped ligament restraining the extensor tendons of the foot distal to the ankle joint.

Synonym(s): retinaculum musculorum extensorum inferiusTA, cruciate ligament of leg, inferior retinaculum of extensor muscles, ligamentum cruciatum cruris

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