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Ligament: Interclavicular ligament
Sternoclavicular articulation. Anterior view. (Interclavicular ligament visible at center top.)
Latin ligamentum interclaviculare
Gray's subject #81 314
From Clavicle
To Clavicle
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12492409

The interclavicular ligament is a flattened band, which varies considerably in form and size in different individuals, it passes in a curved direction from the upper part of the sternal end of one clavicle to that of the other, and is also attached to the upper margin of the sternum.

It is in relation, in front, with the integument and Sternocleidomastoidei; behind, with the Sternothyreoidei.

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