Medical Definition of Dorsal carpal ligament

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 Dorsal Carpal Ligament

dorsal artery of foot
dorsal artery of nose
dorsal branch
dorsal branch of the lumbar artery
dorsal branch of the posterior intercostal arteries 3-11
dorsal branch of the posterior intercostal veins 4-11
dorsal branch of the subcostal artery
dorsal branch of the superior intercostal artery
dorsal branch of the ulnar nerve
dorsal calcaneocuboid ligament
dorsal callosal vein
dorsal carpal branch of radial artery
dorsal carpal branch of ulnar artery
dorsal carpal ligament (current term)
dorsal carpal network
dorsal carpometacarpal ligaments
dorsal column of spinal cord
dorsal column stimulation
dorsal cuboideonavicular ligament
dorsal cuneocuboid ligament
dorsal cuneonavicular ligaments
dorsal digital artery
dorsal digital nerves
dorsal digital nerves of foot
dorsal digital nerves of hand
dorsal digital veins of foot
dorsal digital veins of toes
dorsal fascia of foot

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