anterior tibiofibular ligament


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the ligament that binds the anterior aspect of the tibiofibular syndesmosis.
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anterior tibiofibular ligament

A broad ligament located on the anterior half of the distal fibula, superior to the lateral malleolus, that binds the fibula to the tibia. The anterior tibiofibular ligament is part of the distal ankle syndesmosis. See: crural interosseous ligament; posterior tibiofibular ligament
See also: ligament
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