Medical Definition of Ligament of head of femur

1. A flattened ligament that passes from the fovea in the head of the femur to the borders of the acetabular notch (transverse acetabular ligament); developmentally, an artery passes to the head of the femur with the ligament which may or may not persist into adulthood; the ligament does not contribute to the integrity of the joint or control movements there. Synonym: ligamentum capitis femoris, ligamentum teres femoris, round ligament of femur. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ligament Of Head Of Femur

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liftings
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liftoffs
liftover
liftovers
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lifts a finger
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ligament
ligament of head of femur (current term)
ligament of left superior vena cava
ligament of left vena cava
ligamenta
ligamenta alaria
ligamenta annularia trachealia
ligamenta auricularia
ligamenta capitulorum transversa
ligamenta carpometacarpalia
ligamenta cruciata genus
ligamenta cuneometatarsalia interossea
ligamenta cuneonavicularia dorsalia
ligamenta cuneonavicularia plantaria
ligamenta extracapsularia

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