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Medical Term:

superficial transverse metacarpal ligament

Definition

a thickening of the deep fascia in the most distal part (base) of the triangular palmar aponeurosis.

Synonym(s): ligamentum metacarpale transversum superficialeTA, Gerdy fibers, ligamentum natatorium

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