long plantar ligament


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long plan·tar lig·a·ment

[TA]
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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The plantar surface of the cuboid has attachments for the short and long plantar ligaments [2].