Medical Definition of Transverse carpal ligament

1. A strong fibrous band crossing the front of the carpus and binding down the flexor tendons of the digits and the flexor carpi radialis tendon and the median nerve; in so doing it creates the carpal tunnel. Synonym: retinaculum flexorum, deep part of flexor retinaculum, flexor retinaculum, ligamentum carpi transversum, ligamentum carpi volare, volar carpal ligament. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transverse Carpal Ligament

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transverse auricular muscle
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transverse carpal ligament (current term)
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