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Encyclopedia > Volar radiocarpal ligament
Volar radiocarpal ligament
Ligaments of wrist. Anterior view. (Volar radiocarpal visible at center.)
Latin ligamentum radiocarpale palmare
Gray's subject #86 327
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12492942

The volar radiocarpal ligament (anterior ligament, palmar radiocarpal ligament)) is a broad membranous band, attached above to the anterior margin of the lower end of the radius, to its styloid process, and to the front of the lower end of the ulna; its fibers pass downward and medialward to be inserted into the volar surfaces of the scaphoid, lunate, and triangular bones, some being continued to the capitate. Image File history File links Gray334. ... In human anatomy, the wrist is the flexible and narrower connection between the forearm and the hand. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ... Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) is an AAA (authentication, authorization and accounting) protocol for applications such as network access or IP mobility. ... In anatomy, the styloid process is any sharp protrusion of a bone. ... The ulna (Elbow Bone) [Figs. ... The scaphoid bone of the wrist is found on the thumb side of the hand, within the anatomical snuffbox. ... Lunate is a term meaning crescent or moon-shaped. ... The left triangular bone. ... The left capitate bone Os capitatum of the left hand, palmar surface Os capitatum of the left hand, dorsal surface The capitate bone (os capitatum; os magnum) is a bone in the human hand. ...

In addition to this broad membrane, there is a rounded fasciculus, superficial to the rest, which reaches from the base of the styloid process of the ulna to the lunate and triangular bones. 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: ...

The ligament is perforated by apertures for the passage of vessels, and is in relation, in front, with the tendons of the Flexor digitorum profundus and Flexor pollicis longus; behind, it is closely adherent to the anterior border of the articular disk of the distal radioulnar articulation. The flexor digitorum profundis is a muscle in the forearm that flexes the fingers. ... The Flexor pollicis longus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Distal Radioulnar Articulation (inferior radioulnar joint) is a pivot-joint formed between the head of the ulna and the ulnar notch on the lower end of the radius. ...

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