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Medical Term:

posterior tibiofibular ligament


the fibrous band that horizontally crosses the posterior aspect of the tibiofibular syndesmosis, contributing the posterior “wall” of the “socket” that receives the trochlea of the talus.

Synonym(s): ligamentum tibiofibulare posteriusTA

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