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vinculum breve of fingers

 

Definition: a triangular band that extends from the dorsal surface of each of the flexor tendons of a digit to the capsule of the nearby interphalangeal joint and to the phalanx proximal to the insertion of the tendon.

Synonym(s): vinculum breve digitorum manusTA, short vinculum

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