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Triquetrocapitate Ligament
Connective Tissue

Triquetrocapitate Ligament

Ligamentum triquetrocapitatum

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Anatomical Relations

The triquetrocapitate ligament belongs to the palmar intercarpal group of ligaments, which are formed by several short fibrous bands that extend transversely across the palmar surface of the carpal bones. The triquetrocapitate ligament, as the name suggests, attaches from the triquetrum to the capitate.

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Function

The palmar intercarpal ligaments serve to stabilize the carpal bones in the midcarpal joint and to allow limited movement (gliding) between them.

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