Medical Definition of Yellow ligament

1. One of a series of bands of yellow (latin flavum) elastic tissue attached to and extending between the ventral portions of the laminae of two adjacent vertebrae, from the junction of the axis and the third cervical vertebra to the junction of the fifth lumbar vertebra and the sacrum. They assist in maintaining or regaining the erect position and serve to close in the spaces between the arches. (12 Dec 1998)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Yellow Ligament

yellow hordes
yellow horned poppy
yellow hornet
yellow iris
yellow ironweed
yellow jacaranda
yellow jack
yellow jacket
yellow jacket stings
yellow jasmine
yellow jersey
yellow jessamine
yellow journalism
yellow lady's slipper
yellow lady-slipper
yellow ligament (current term)
yellow light
yellow locust
yellow locusts
yellow loosestrife
yellow lupine
yellow man
yellow mariposa tulip
yellow marrow
yellow menace
yellow mercury iodide
yellow metal
yellow milkwort
yellow mombin
yellow mombin tree

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