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radial collateral ligament of wrist joint


Definition: the ligament that extends distally from the styloid process of the radius to the carpal bones.

Synonym(s): ligamentum collaterale carpi radiale articulationis radiocarpalisTA, external collateral ligament of wrist, lateral ligament of wrist

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