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Interspinous ligament

The interspinous ligaments join the spinous processes along their adjacent borders. They are composed of relatively weak fibrous tissue that fuses with the stronger, supraspinous ligaments.

Anatomy: Spine

Article information

rID: 36591
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Interspinous ligaments

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: ligaments of the lumbar spine (Gray's illustration)
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