dorsal carpal ligament

noun

Medical Definition of dorsal carpal ligament

: a broad flat ligament at the back of the wrist serving to hold in place the tendons of the extensor muscles

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“Dorsal carpal ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dorsal%20carpal%20ligament. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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