pisometacarpal ligament


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pi·so·met·a·car·pal lig·a·ment

[TA]
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]

pisometacarpal ligament

the ligament that connects the pisiform bone to the fifth metacarpal.