Supraspinous ligament - Ligamentum supraspinale

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General terms > Arthrology > Joints of spine, thorax and skull > Supraspinous ligament



The supraspinous ligament is a thick band attached to the tips of the spinous processes of thoracic and lumbar vertebrae. In dogs, it extends form the first thoracic vertebra to the third caudal vertebra.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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