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Medical Term:

palmar ligaments of interphalangeal joints of hand

Definition

ligaments located on the anterior (palmar) aspect of the interphalangeal joints of the fingers, flanked by and connected to the collateral ligaments, forming the anterior portion of the joint capsule; lighter but similar in structure and function to the palmar ligaments of metacarpophalangeal joints.

Synonym(s): ligamenta palmaria articulationis interphalangeae manusTA

See Also: palmar ligaments of metacarpophalangeal joints

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