pisometacarpal ligament

(redirected from ligamentum pisometacarpale)

pi·so·met·a·car·pal lig·a·ment

a strong fibrous band extending from the pisiform bone to the base of the fifth metacarpal bone; this ligament, together with the pisohamate ligament, forms the tendon of insertion of the flexor carpi ulnaris, in which the pisiform bone is like a sesamoid bone.
Synonym(s): ligamentum pisometacarpale [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Full browser ?