Medical Definition of Ligamentum intercapitale

1. A part of the ligamentum capitis costae intra-articulare; which connects the heads of opposite ribs by passing over the intervertebral fibrocartilage, and thus holds the ribs in their articular sockets; not present in man but well developed in the dog and cat. Synonym: intercapital ligament. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ligamentum Intercapitale

ligamentum hepatocolicum
ligamentum hepatoduodenale
ligamentum hepatoesophageum
ligamentum hepatogastricum
ligamentum hepatorenale
ligamentum hyaloideo-capsulario
ligamentum hyoepiglotticum
ligamentum hyothyroideum laterale
ligamentum hyothyroideum medium
ligamentum iliofemorale
ligamentum iliolumbale
ligamentum iliopectineale
ligamentum incudis posterius
ligamentum incudis superius
ligamentum intercapitale (current term)
ligamentum intercarpalia dorsalia
ligamentum intercarpalia interossea
ligamentum intercarpalia palmaria
ligamentum interclaviculare
ligamentum intercuneiformia dorsalia
ligamentum intercuneiformia interossea
ligamentum intercuneiformia plantaria
ligamentum interfoveolare
ligamentum interspinale
ligamentum intertransversarium
ligamentum ischiocapsulare
ligamentum ischiofemorale
ligamentum jugale
ligamentum laciniatum

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