Transverse acetabular ligament

Transverse acetabular ligament
Left hip-joint, opened by removing the floor of the acetabulum from within the pelvis. (Trans. ligament labeled at center.)
Latinligamentum transversum acetabuli
Anatomical terminology

The transverse acetabular ligament (transverse ligament or Tunstall’s ligament[citation needed]) bridges the acetabular notch, creating the a foramen (through which blood vessels and nerves pass into the joint cavity). The ligament is one of the sites of attachment of the ligament of head of femur.: 789 

Some sources consider the transverse acetabular ligament as the part of the acetabular labrum over the acetabular notch,: 786  while another states that the labrum attaches onto the ligament.

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