Conoid ligament

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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.
Details
From coracoid process (scapula)
To conoid tubercle (clavicle)
Identifiers
Latin ligamentum conoideum
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12491996
TA A03.5.03.006
FMA 26031
Anatomical terminology

The conoid ligament is the posterior and medial fasciculus of the coracoclavicular ligament. It is formed by 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 deltoid muscles; behind, with the trapezius.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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