capsular ligament


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capsular ligament

[′kap·sə·lər ′lig·ə·mənt]
(anatomy)
A saclike ligament surrounding the articular cavity of a freely movable joint and attached to the bones.
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3) The PLC, which includes the interspinous ligaments, ligamentum flavum, and facet joint capsular ligaments, is not as well defined on MRI as the ALL or PLL.
Medially the clavicle is supported by strong capsular ligaments.