bifurcate ligament

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bi·fur·cate lig·a·ment

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a strong, V-shaped dorsal tarsal ligament on the dorsum of the foot that passes from the calcaneus distal to the tarsal sinus and attaches to cuboid and navicular bones; it is divided into the dorsal calcaneocuboid ligament and the (dorsal) calcaneonavicular ligament.

bifurcate ligament

a V-shaped ligament in the foot that connects the anterior process of the calcaneus to the cuboid and navicular bones.
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By doing so and by releasing the superficial part of deltoid ligament, by detaching the spring ligament from sustentaculum tali and by dividing the talocalcaneal interosseous ligament and bifurcated ligament the navicular is completely mobilized and reduced onto the head of talus.