Interclavicular ligament

Interclavicular ligament
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Sternoclavicular articulation. Anterior view. (Interclavicular ligament visible at center top.)
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Identifiers
Latinligamentum interclaviculare
TA98A03.5.04.006
TA21757
FMA26013
Anatomical terminology

The interclavicular ligament is a flattened band, which varies considerably in form and size in different individuals, it passes in a curved direction from the upper part of the sternal end of one clavicle to that of the other, and is also attached to the upper margin of the sternum.[1]

It is in relation, in front, with the integument and Sternocleidomastoidei; behind, with the Sternothyreoidei.

References

This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 314 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  1. ^ "Interclavicular ligament". teamLabBody. Retrieved 20 December 2013.

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