cruciform part of fibrous digital sheaths of hand and foot

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cru·ci·form part of fi·brous dig·i·tal sheaths of hand and foot

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the fibers of the fibrous sheath of the fingers and toes that constitute three X-shaped pulleys (C1-C3) over the proximal and middle phalanx.
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16) They concluded that the pulley system includes five dense annular pulleys (A) and three thinner cruciform pulleys (C).