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Related to sacrospinous ligament: Greater sciatic foramen
the fibrous band that passes from the ischial spine to the sacrum and coccyx.
with the sacrotuberous ligament, an important architectural element of the walls of the true pelvis that links each pelvic bone to the sacrum and coccyx and converts two notches on the pelvic bones into foramina on the lateral pelvic walls.
sa·cro·spi·nous lig·a·ment(sā'krō-spī'nŭs lig'ă-mĕnt) [TA]
The fibrous band that passes from the ischial spine to the sacrum and coccyx.
The ligament extending from the spine of the ischium to the sacrum and coccyx in front of the sacrotuberous ligament.
See also: ligament