intertransverse ligament


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in·ter·trans·verse lig·a·ment

[TA]
one of the ligaments that connect the transverse processes of adjacent vertebrae.

in·ter·trans·verse lig·a·ment

(in'tĕr-trans-vĕrs' lig'ă-mĕnt) [TA]
One of the ligaments that connect the transverse processes of adjacent vertebrae.
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Component Young's modulus Poisson's Cross section (MPa) ratio ([mm.sup.2]) Cortical bone 12000.0 0.30 Endplate 1200.0 0.29 Cancellous bone 100.0 0.30 Annulus ground substance 4.2 0.45 Nucleus pulposus 1.0 0.49 Annulus fiber 450.0 0.45 Anterior 20.0 0.30 63.7 longitudinal ligaments Posterior 20.0 0.30 20.0 longitudinal ligaments Intertransverse ligament 58.7 0.30 3.6 Ligamentum flavum 19.5 0.30 40.0 Interspinous ligament 11.6 0.30 40.0 Supraspinous ligament 15.0 0.30 30.0 Capsular ligament 32.9 0.30 60.0 Pedicle screws and rod 110000.0 0.28 20.0 PEEK cage 3600.0 0.25 TABLE 2: The L4-L5 range of motion (ROM) in different groups under six operating conditions.
Van Der Plaats et al [44] studied the possible cases with their hypothesis on whether unilateral postponement of growth of MM Rotatores or of ligamentum flavum and intertransverse ligament by varying their stiffness initiated the scoliosis.
Ligaments Cross-sectional area ([mm.sup.2]) Posterior longitudinal ligament (PLL) 20.0 Anterior longitudinal ligament (ALL) 63.7 Ligamentum flavum (LF) 40.0 Capsular ligament (CL) 30.0 Intertransverse ligament (ITL) 1.8 Interspinous ligament (ISL) 40.0 Supraspinous ligament (SSL) 30.0 TABLE 2: Material properties of the components in the osseoligamentous lumbar spine model.