superficial transverse metacarpal ligament

noun

Medical Definition of superficial transverse metacarpal ligament

: a transverse ligamentous band across the palm of the hand in the superficial fascia at the base of the fingers

called also superficial transverse ligament

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“Superficial transverse metacarpal ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/superficial%20transverse%20metacarpal%20ligament. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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