Interspinous ligament

Last revised by Dr Joachim Feger on 10 Jul 2021

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.

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Cases and figures

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