interspinal ligament

noun
in·​ter·​spi·​nal ligament | \ ˌint-ər-ˌspīn-ᵊl- How to pronounce interspinal ligament (audio) \

Medical Definition of interspinal ligament

: any of the thin membranous ligaments that connect the spinous processes of contiguous vertebrae

called also interspinous ligament

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“Interspinal ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/interspinal%20ligament. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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