plantar calcaneonavicular ligament

noun

plantar cal·​ca·​neo·​na·​vic·​u·​lar ligament -(ˌ)kal-ˌkā-nē-ō-nə-ˈvik-yə-lər- How to pronounce plantar calcaneonavicular ligament (audio)
: an elastic ligament of the sole of the foot that connects the calcaneus and navicular bone and supports the head of the talus

called also spring ligament

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“Plantar calcaneonavicular ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/plantar%20calcaneonavicular%20ligament. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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