spring ligament

n.

A dense fibroelastic ligament in the foot extending from the calcaneus to the navicular bone and supporting the head of the talus.

Nearby words

  1. spring ephemeral,
  2. spring equinox,
  3. spring fever,
  4. spring for,
  5. spring lamb,
  6. spring line,
  7. spring lock,
  8. spring mattress,
  9. spring mountains,
  10. spring on someone


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