supraspinous ligament

(redirected from ligamentum supraspinale)

su·pra·spi·nous lig·a·ment

[TA]
the longitudinal fibrous band attached to the tips of the spinous processes of the vertebrae; in the cervical region it is altered to form the ligamentum nuchae.
Synonym(s): ligamentum supraspinale [TA]
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