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tendinous chiasm of the digital tendons


Definition: crossing of the tendons, the passage of the tendons of the flexor digitorum profundus (flexor digitorum longus in the foot) through the interval left by the decussation of the fibers of the tendons of the flexor digitorum superficialis (flexor digitorum brevis in the foot).

Synonym(s): chiasma tendinumTA, Camper chiasm

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