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Medical Term:

vincula tendinea of digits of hand and foot


Definition: 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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