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tarsal ligaments


Definition: the ligaments that interconnect the tarsal bones; they are grouped into three sets: dorsal tarsal ligaments, interosseous tarsal ligaments, and plantar tarsal ligaments, and are individually named according to their attachments.

Synonym(s): ligamenta tarsiTA

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