ligamentum carpi volare

flex·or ret·i·nac·u·lum of hand

[TA]
a strong fibrous band crossing the front of the carpus and binding down the flexor tendons of the digits and the flexor carpi radialis tendon and the median nerve; in so doing it creates the carpal tunnel.

ligamentum carpi volare

(1) An obsolete term that formerly dignified the superficial portion of the flexor retinaculum of the hand. 
(2) Flexor retinaculum (of upper extremity); retinaculum flexorum (membri superioris) [NA6].
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