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lateral ligament of ankle

 

Definition: the calcaneofibular ligament, anterior talofibular ligament, and posterior talofibular ligament that together maintain the integrity of the lateral aspect of the talocrural joint.

Synonym(s): ligamentum collaterale lateraleTA, fibular collateral ligament of ankle, lateral collateral ligament of ankle

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