talocalcaneal ligament

(redirected from ligamentum talocalcaneum)

ta·lo·cal·ca·ne·al lig·a·ment

[TA]
any of three ligaments uniting the talus and calcaneus: talocalcaneal interosseous ligament, lateral talocalcaneal ligament, and medial talocalcaneal ligament.
Synonym(s): ligamentum talocalcaneum [TA]

talocalcaneal ligament

interosseous ligament occupying sinus tarsi; becomes taut during eversion (i.e. during midstance), preventing overpronation, and assisting rearfoot resupination at end of stance phase of gait
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