long plantar ligament

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long plan·tar lig·a·ment

[TA]
a strong ligament that extends from the calcaneus to the cuboid and lateral metatarsals on the plantar aspect of the foot; part of the passive support system for maintaining the longitudinal arch of the foot.
Synonym(s): ligamentum plantare longum [TA]
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14) The medial longitudinal arch is supported by the plantar fascia and a ligamentous group comprising the long plantar, short plantar, and plantar calcaneonavicular (spring) ligaments, and when weight is placed on the foot it works as a spring.