iliolumbar ligament


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il·i·o·lum·bar lig·a·ment

[TA]
the strong ligament that connects the fourth and fifth lumbar vertebrae with the ilium, spanning the "notch" between the vertebral column and the wing of the ilium.
Synonym(s): ligamentum iliolumbale [TA]

iliolumbar ligament

The ligament extending from the fourth and fifth lumbar vertebrae to the iliac crest.
See also: ligament
References in periodicals archive ?
Fujiwara A, Tamai K, Yoshida H, Kurihashi A, Saotome K, An HS and Lim T-H (2000): Anatomy of the iliolumbar ligament. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 380: 167-172.
Pool-Goudzwaard AL, Kleinrensink GJ, Snijders CJ, Entius C and Stoeckart R (2001): The sacroiliac part of the iliolumbar ligament. Journal of Anatomy 199: 457-463.
Rucco V, Basadonna P-T and Gasparini D (1996): Anatomy of the iliolumbar ligament. A review of its anatomy and a magnetic resonance study.