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.
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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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