dorsal calcaneonavicular ligament

bi·fur·cate lig·a·ment

[TA]
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.

dorsal calcaneonavicular ligament

An obsolete term that formerly dignified the dorsal fibres of the calcaneonavicular ligament, which are no longer regarded as a distinct ligament.
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