Medical Definition of Palmar carpal ligament

1. Thickening of distal antebrachial fascia just proximal to radiocarpal (wrist) joint. Continuous with extensor retinaculum at margins of forearm. This structure is distinct from the transverse carpal ligament, commonly called "the flexor retinaculum," which forms the roof of the carpal tunnel. Synonym: flexor retinaculum of forearm, palmar carpal ligament. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palmar Carpal Ligament

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palmar branch of median nerve
palmar branch of ulnar nerve
palmar carpal branch of radial artery
palmar carpal branch of ulnar artery
palmar carpal ligament (current term)
palmar carpometacarpal ligaments
palmar crease
palmar digital veins
palmar fascia
palmar fibromatosis
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palmar interosseous artery
palmar interosseous muscle
palmar ligaments
palmar metacarpal artery
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palmar metacarpal veins
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