radiate ligament

noun

Medical Definition of radiate ligament

: a branching ligament uniting the front of the head of a rib with the bodies of the two vertebrae and the intervertebral disk between them

called also stellate ligament

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“Radiate ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/radiate%20ligament. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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