tendinous chiasm of the digital tendons

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ten·di·nous chi·asm of the dig·i·tal ten·dons

crossing of the tendons, the passage of the tendons of the flexor digitorum profundus (flexor digitorum longus in the foot) through the interval left by the decussation of the fibers of the tendons of the flexor digitorum superficialis (flexor digitorum brevis in the foot).
Synonym(s): chiasma tendinum [TA], Camper chiasm
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Pieter, Dutch physician and anatomist, 1722-1789.
Camper chiasm - Synonym(s): tendinous chiasm of the digital tendons
Camper fascia - Synonym(s): fatty layer of superficial fascia
Camper ligament - the layer of fascia extending between the ischiopubic rami inferior to the sphincter urethrae and the deep transverse perineal muscles. Synonym(s): inferior fascia of urogenital diaphragm
Camper line - the line running from the inferior border of the ala of the nose to the superior border of the tragus of the ear.
Camper plane - a plane running from the tip of the anterior nasal spine (acanthion) to the center of the bony external auditory meatus on the right and left sides.
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