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Longitudinal Ligaments

"Longitudinal Ligaments" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Two extensive fibrous bands running the length of the vertebral column. The anterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale anterius; lacertus medius) interconnects the anterior surfaces of the vertebral bodies; the posterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale posterius) interconnects the posterior surfaces. The commonest clinical consideration is OSSIFICATION OF POSTERIOR LONGITUDINAL LIGAMENT. (From Stedman, 25th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Longitudinal Ligaments" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Longitudinal Ligaments" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2011
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