Conoid ligament

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Ligament: Conoid ligament
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The left shoulder and acromioclavicular joints, and the proper ligaments of the scapula. (Conoid visible at upper left.)
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Glenoid fossa of right side.
Latin ligamentum conoideum
Gray's p.315
From coracoid process (scapula)
To conoid tubercle (clavicle)
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12491996

The Conoid Ligament, the posterior and medial fasciculus, is a dense band of fibers, conical in form, with its base directed upward.

It is attached by its apex to a rough impression at the base of the coracoid process on the scapula, medial to the trapezoid ligament; above, by its expanded base, to the conoid tubercle on the under surface of the clavicle, and to a line proceeding medialward from it for 1.25 cm.

These ligaments are in relation, in front, with the Subclavius and Deltoideus; behind, with the Trapezius.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.