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Dorsal Cuneonavicular Ligaments
Connective Tissue

Dorsal Cuneonavicular Ligaments

Ligamenta cuneonavicularia dorsalia

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Structure

The dorsal cuneonavicular ligaments are a set of three ligaments that attach the dorsal aspects of the medial, intermediate, and lateral cuneiform bones to the navicular bone.

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Function

The dorsal cuneonavicular ligaments help stabilize the cuneonavicular joint.

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