long plantar ligament

(redirected from ligamentum plantare longum)

long plan·tar lig·a·ment

a strong ligament that extends from the calcaneus to the cuboid and lateral metatarsals on the plantar aspect of the foot; part of the passive support system for maintaining the longitudinal arch of the foot.
Synonym(s): ligamentum plantare longum [TA]
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