Anterior sacrococcygeal ligament

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Ligament: Anterior sacrococcygeal ligament
Articulations of pelvis. Anterior view. (Anterior sacrococcygeal lig. visible at bottom left.)
Latin ligamentum sacrococcygeum anterius
Gray's p.309
From Sacrum
To Coccyx
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12492953

The anterior sacrococcygeal ligament or ventral sacrococcygeal ligament consists of a few irregular fibers, which descend from the anterior surface of the sacrum to the front of the coccyx, blending with the periosteum.[1]

This short[2] ligament forms the continuation of the anterior longitudinal ligament and stretches over the sacrococcygeal symphysis.[3][4][5]

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  1. ^ Morris (2005), p 59
  2. ^ Sinnatamby (2006), p 336
  3. ^ OMD: Definition
  4. ^ Jinkins (2000), p 538
  5. ^ Ebrall (2004), 243