iliolumbar ligament


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iliolumbar ligament

[‚il·ē·ō′ləm‚bär ‚lig·ə·mənt]
(anatomy)
A fibrous band that radiates laterally from the transverse processes of the fourth and fifth lumbar vertebrae and attaches to the pelvis by two main bands.
References in periodicals archive ?
Fujiwara A, Tamai K, Yoshida H, Kurihashi A, Saotome K, An HS and Lim T-H (2000): Anatomy of the iliolumbar ligament.
Hanson P and Sonesson B (1994): The anatomy of the iliolumbar ligament.
Pool-Goudzwaard AL, Kleinrensink GJ, Snijders CJ, Entius C and Stoeckart R (2001): The sacroiliac part of the iliolumbar ligament.