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Medical Term:

Retzius ligament

Pronunciation: ret'ze-us

Definition: the deep attachment of the inferior extensor retinaculum in the tarsal sinus, it acts as a sling for the extensor tendons of the toes.

Synonym(s): fundiform ligament of foot

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