intertransverse ligament

(redirected from ligamentum intertransversarium)

in·ter·trans·verse lig·a·ment

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

intertransverse ligament

[-transvurz′]
Etymology: L, inter + transversus, cross-direction
one of many fibrous bands connecting the transverse processes of vertebrae. In the cervical region, intertransverse ligaments consist of a few scattered fibers; in the thoracic region they are rounded cords intimately connected with the deep muscles of the back. In the lumbar region they are thin and membranous.

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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