posterior tibiofibular ligament


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pos·te·ri·or tib·i·o·fib·u·lar lig·a·ment

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the fibrous band that horizontally crosses the posterior aspect of the tibiofibular syndesmosis, contributing the posterior "wall" of the "socket" that receives the trochlea of the talus.
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posterior tibiofibular ligament

A broad ligament that binds the fibula to the tibia; located on the posterior half of the distal fibula, superior to the lateral malleolus. The posterior tibiofibular ligament is part of the distal ankle syndesmosis. See: anterior tibiofibular ligament; crural interosseous ligament
See also: ligament
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