superior retinaculum of extensor muscles

n.

The ligament that binds down the extensor tendons proximal to the ankle joint and is continuous above with the deep fascia of the leg.

Nearby words

  1. superior phrenic vein,
  2. superior planet,
  3. superior pulmonary vein,
  4. superior rectal vein,
  5. superior rectus muscle,
  6. superior sagittal sinus,
  7. superior salivary nucleus,
  8. superior tarsal muscle,
  9. superior temporal line,
  10. superior temporal sulcus


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