Medical Definition of Ligamentum carpi dorsale

1. A strong fibrous band formed as a thickening of the antebrachial deep fascia, stretching obliquely across the back of the wrist, attaching deeply to ridges on the dorsal aspect of the radius, triquetral and pisiform bones, binding down the extensor tendons of the fingers and thumb. Synonym: retinaculum extensorum, dorsal carpal ligament, ligamentum carpi dorsale. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ligamentum Carpi Dorsale

ligamentum arteriosum
ligamentum bifurcatum
ligamentum calcaneocuboideum
ligamentum calcaneocuboideum plantare
ligamentum calcaneofibulare
ligamentum calcaneonaviculare
ligamentum calcaneonaviculare plantare
ligamentum calcaneotibiale
ligamentum capitis costae intra-articulare
ligamentum capitis costae radiatum
ligamentum capitis femoris
ligamentum capitis fibulae anterius
ligamentum capitis fibulae posterius
ligamentum capsulare
ligamentum carpi dorsale (current term)
ligamentum carpi radiatum
ligamentum carpi transversum
ligamentum carpi volare
ligamentum carpometacarpalia dorsalia
ligamentum carpometacarpalia palmaria
ligamentum caudale
ligamentum ceratocricoideum
ligamentum collaterale
ligamentum collaterale carpi radiale
ligamentum collaterale carpi ulnare
ligamentum collaterale fibulare
ligamentum collaterale radiale
ligamentum collaterale tibiale
ligamentum collaterale ulnare

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