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Encyclopedia > Lateral talocalcaneal ligament
Ligament: Lateral talocalcaneal ligament
Capsule of left talocrura articulation (distended). Lateral aspect.
Talocalcaneal and talocalcaneonavicular articulations exposed from above by removing the talus.
Latin ligamentum talocalcaneum laterale
Gray's subject #96 352

The lateral talocalcaneal ligament (external calcaneo-astragaloid ligament) is a short, strong fasciculus, passing from the lateral surface of the talus, immediately beneath its fibular facet to the lateral surface of the calcaneus. Image File history File links Gray356. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Fasciculus can refer to: Arcuate fasciculus Dorsal longitudinal fasciculus Medial longitudinal fasciculus Flechsigs fasciculus Fasciculus Chemicus A structure in the Wrist#Volar_radiocarpal_ligament Category: ... Talus (which is Latin for ankle-bone) may refer to: Talus bone (anatomy), connecting the leg to the foot. ... The calcaneus is the large bone making up the heel of the human foot. ...


It is placed in front of, but on a deeper plane than, the calcaneofibular ligament, with the fibers of which it is parallel. The calcaneofibular ligament is a narrow, rounded cord, running from the apex of the fibular malleolus downward and slightly backward to a tubercle on the lateral surface of the calcaneus. ...


This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


 
 

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