plantar ligaments

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plan·tar lig·a·ments

fibrocartilaginous plates located on the plantar aspect of each metatarsophalangeal and interphalangeal joint of the foot; the counterparts in the foot of the palmar ligaments in the hand.
See also: plantar ligaments of interphalangeal joints of foot, plantar ligaments of metatarsophalangeal joints.
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Jean, French pathologist and anatomist, 1791-1874.
Cruveilhier atrophy
Cruveilhier disease - Synonym(s): Lou Gehrig disease
Cruveilhier fascia - Synonym(s): superficial fascia of perineum
Cruveilhier fossa - a longitudinal hollow on the posterior surface of the superior portion (root) of the medial pterygoid plate. Synonym(s): fossa navicularis Cruveilhier; scaphoid fossa
Cruveilhier joint - a pivot synovial joint between the dens of the axis and the ring formed by the anterior arch and the transverse ligament of the atlas. Synonym(s): median atlantoaxial joint
Cruveilhier ligaments - the counterparts in the foot of the palmar ligaments in the hand. Synonym(s): plantar ligaments
Cruveilhier nodules
Cruveilhier palsy - Synonym(s): Lou Gehrig disease
Cruveilhier plexus - a nerve plexus formed by communications between the dorsal primary rami of the first three cervical nerves.
Cruveilhier sign - palpable groin swelling noted when patient coughs.
Cruveilhier tumor
Cruveilhier ulcer
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten disease - Synonym(s): Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten murmur - a venous murmur heard over collateral veins, connecting portal and caval venous systems, on the abdominal wall.
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten sign - a murmur over the umbilicus often in the presence of caput medusae.
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome - cirrhosis of the liver with patent umbilical or paraumbilical veins and varicose periumbilical veins (caput medusae). Synonym(s): Cruveilhier-Baumgarten disease
fossa navicularis Cruveilhier - Synonym(s): Cruveilhier fossa
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The dorsal and plantar ligaments are distributed on the surface of the capsule to enhance its stability.
In the opposite direction, when the dancer is executing plie, the outcome of poor control of a weakened foot is strain on the passive supporting structures, such as the plantar ligaments, joint capsules, and plantar fascia.