Conoid ligament - Definition
The Conoid ligament is the posteromedial section of the coracoclavicular ligament.
It is also known by the following names:
Conoid ligament - Appearance
It appears as a thick, short, triangular vertical band.
Conoid ligament - Location
This ligament is located behind and in a medial position to the trapezoid ligament, its counterpart. It ascends from the superior aspect of the coracoid process base to attach to the conoid tubercle (the inferior surface) of the clavicle.
Conoid ligament - Function
This ligament connects the conoid tubercle to the base of the coracoid.
Conoid ligament - Pictures
The images below show the position of the ligament and its appearance in the human body.
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