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plantar ligaments

 

Definition: fibrocartilaginous plates located on the plantar aspect of each metatarsophalangeal and interphalangeal joint of the foot; the counterparts in the foot of the palmar ligaments in the hand.

Synonym(s): ligamenta plantariaTA, accessory plantar ligaments, Cruveilhier ligaments, glenoid ligament2

See Also: plantar ligaments of interphalangeal joints of foot, plantar ligaments of metatarsophalangeal joints

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