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Conoid ligament
The left shoulder and acromioclavicular joints, and the proper ligaments of the scapula. (Conoid visible at upper left.)
Latin ligamentum conoideum
Gray's subject #82 315
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12491996

The Conoid Ligament, the posterior and medial fasciculus, is a dense band of fibers, conical in form, with its base directed upward. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ...


It is attached by its apex to a rough impression at the base of the coracoid process, medial to the trapezoid ligament; above, by its expanded base, to the coracoid tuberosity on the under surface of the clavicle, and to a line proceeding medialward from it for 1.25 cm. In human beings, the coracoid process is a small hook-like structure that comes off the scapula to point forward. ... Collarbone and collar bone redirect here. ...


These ligaments are in relation, in front, with the Subclavius and Deltoideus; behind, with the Trapezius. The Subclavius is a small triangular muscle, placed between the clavicle and the first rib. ... The deltoid muscle is the muscle forming the rounded contour of the human shoulder. ... Trapezius In human anatomy, the trapezius is a large superficial muscle on a persons back. ...


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III. Syndesmology. 6b. Acromioclavicular Articulation. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. (917 words)
The Ligaments of the Scapula—The ligaments of the scapula (Fig.
The Inferior Transverse Ligament (ligamentum transversum scapulæ inferius; spinoglenoid ligament).
—This ligament is a weak membranous band, situated behind the neck of the scapula and stretching from the lateral border of the spine to the margin of the glenoid cavity.
Coracoid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (298 words)
The coracoclavicular ligament, as the name suggests, attaches the coracoid process and the clavicle together.
It is formed by the conoid and trapezoid ligament.
On the medial part of the root of the coracoid process is a rough impression for the attachment of the conoid ligament; and running from it obliquely forward and lateralward, on to the upper surface of the horizontal portion, is an elevated ridge for the attachment of the trapezoid ligament.
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