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Medical Term:

vincula tendinea of digits of hand and foot


fibrous bands that extend from the flexor tendons of the fingers and toes to the capsules of the interphalangeal joints and to the phalanges; they convey small vessels to the tendons.

Synonym(s): vincula tendinum digitorum manus et pedisTA, synovial frena, synovial frenula, vincula of tendons

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