superior extensor retinaculum(redirected from transverse ligament of leg)
su·pe·ri·or ex·ten·sor ret·i·nac·u·lum[TA]
the ligament that binds down the extensor tendons proximal to the ankle joint; it is continuous with (a thickening of) the deep fascia of the leg.
Synonym(s): retinaculum musculorum extensorum superius [TA], ligamentum transversum cruris, superior retinaculum of extensor muscles, transverse crural ligament, transverse ligament of leg
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su·pe·ri·or ex·ten·sor ret·i·nac·u·lum(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr eks-ten'sŏr ret'i-nak'yū-lŭm) [TA]
The ligament that binds down the extensor tendons proximal to the ankle joint; it is continuous with a thickening of the deep fascia of the leg.
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