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interosseous tibiofibular ligament

 

Definition: the distal continuation of the interosseous membrane forming a strong ligament that unites the distal end of the tibia and fibula; it lies deep to the posterior tibiofibular ligament.

Synonym(s): transverse tibiofibular ligament

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