Medical Definition of Ligamentum nuchae

1. A sagittal ligamentous band at the back of the neck, formed of thickened supraspinous ligaments; it extends from the external occipital protuberance to the posterior border of the foramen magnum, cranially, to the seventh cervical spinous process, caudally. Synonym: apparatus ligamentosus colli, nuchal ligament. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ligamentum Nuchae

ligamentum mallei anterius
ligamentum mallei laterale
ligamentum mallei superius
ligamentum malleoli lateralis
ligamentum mediale articulationis talocruralis
ligamentum mediale articulationis temporomandibularis
ligamentum medialis
ligamentum menisci lateralis
ligamentum meniscofemorale anterius
ligamentum meniscofemorale posterius
ligamentum metacarpale transversum profundum
ligamentum metacarpale transversum superficiale
ligamentum metatarsale transversum profundum
ligamentum metatarsale transversum superficiale
ligamentum natatorium
ligamentum nuchae (current term)
ligamentum orbiculare radii
ligamentum ovarii proprium
ligamentum palpebrale externum
ligamentum palpebrale laterale
ligamentum palpebrale mediale
ligamentum patellae
ligamentum pectinatum
ligamentum pectinatum anguli iridocornealis
ligamentum pectinatum iridis
ligamentum phrenicocolicum
ligamentum phrenicolienale
ligamentum phrenicosplenicum
ligamentum pisohamatum

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