Medical Definition of Dorsal hood

1. A triangular tendinous aponeurosis including the tendon of the extensor digitorum centrally, interosseus tendons on each side, and a lumbrical tendon laterally. It covers the dorsal aspect of the metacarpophalangeal joint and the proximal phalanx. Synonym: dorsal hood, extensor aponeurosis, extensor expansion. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dorsal Hood

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
dorsal fascia of hand
dorsal fin
dorsal fins
dorsal flexure
dorsal funiculus
dorsal hood (current term)
dorsal hypothalamic region
dorsal interosseous artery
dorsal interosseous muscles of foot
dorsal interosseous muscles of hand
dorsal interosseous nerve
dorsal lateral cutaneous nerve
dorsal lingual branches of lingual artery
dorsal lingual vein
dorsal longitudinal fasciculus
dorsal medial cutaneous nerve
dorsal mesogastrium
dorsal metacarpal artery
dorsal metacarpal ligaments
dorsal metacarpal veins

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