1 Plantar ligaments of tarsus. Ligg. tarsi plantaria. Ligaments on the palmar aspect of

Ithe foot. They are particularly important for the bracing of both plantar arches of the foot.

2 Long plantar ligament. Lig. plantare longum. Stout ligament which passes from the cal-caneus closely in front of its tuber to the cuboid bone and to the bases of metatarsals II-V. It supports the longitudinal arch. A

3 Plantar calcaneocuboid ligament or short plantar ligament. Lig. calcaneocuboideum plantare. Shorter portion of the long plantar ligament. A

4 Plantar calcaneonavicular (spring) ligament. Lig. calcaneonaviculare plantare. It lies medial to the above-mentionend ligament and supports, according to more traditional view, the articular cavity for the head of the talus. Since the talar side of the ligament is quite loose and contains no fibrocartilage, this concept is questionable. A

5 Plantar cuneonavicular ligaments. Ligg. cuneonavicularia plantaria. Groups of ligaments that connect the navicular bone with the cuneiform bones lodged in front of it. A

6 Plantar cuboideonavicular ligament. Lig. cuboideonaviculare plantare. A plantar ligament coursing somewhat obliquely to the axis of the foot connecting the cuboid and navicular bones. It supports the transverse plantar arch of the foot. A

7 Plantar intercuneiform ligaments. Ligg. in-tercuniformia plantare. Fibrous bands lying on the plantar aspect of the foot between the cuneiform bones. They support the transverse plantar arch of the foot. A

8 Plantar cuneocuboid ligament. Lig. cuneo-cuboideum plantare. Fibrous brace on the plantar aspect of the foot between the lateral cuneiform and cuboid bones. A

9 Tarsometatarsal joints. Articulationes tar-sometatarsales. Joints between the tarsal and metatarsal bones of the foot. A B C

10 Dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments. Ligg. tar-sometatarsalia dorsalia. Ligaments located on the dorsum of the foot between the tarsal and metatarsal bones. B

11 Plantar tarsometatarsal ligaments. Ligg. tar-sometatarsalia plantaria. Ligaments located on the plantar aspect of the foot between the tar-sal and metatarsal bones. A

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