Ischiocapsular Is`chi*o*cap"su*lar (?; 135) a. [Ischium + capsular.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the ischium and the capsule of the hip joint; as, the ischiocapsular ligament. [1913 Webster]

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  • ischiocapsular — Relating to the ischium and the capsule of the hip joint; denoting that part of the capsule which is attached to the ischium. * * * is·chio·cap·su·lar .is kē ō kap sə lər adj ISCHIOFEMORAL * * * is·chio·cap·su·lar (is″ke o kapґsu l …   Medical dictionary

  • ischiocapsular — is·chio·capsular …   English syllables

  • ischiocapsular — |iskē(ˌ)ō+ adjective Etymology: ischi + capsular : of, relating to, or being an accessory ligament of the hip joint passing from the ischium below the acetabulum to blend with the capsular ligament …   Useful english dictionary

  • ischiocapsular ligament — ischiofemoral ligament ligamentum ischiofemorale …   Medical dictionary

  • Ischiofemoral ligament — Infobox Ligament Name = Ischiofemoral ligament Latin = ligamentum ischiofemorale GraySubject = 92 GrayPage = 335 Caption = The hip joint from behind. Caption2 = From = ischium To = femur MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = l 09 DorlandsSuf =… …   Wikipedia

  • Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Intertrochanteric line — Infobox Bone Name = Intertrochanteric line Latin = linea intertrochanterica GraySubject = 59 GrayPage = 245 Caption = Right hip joint from the front. (Intertrochanteric line labeled at bottom left.) Caption2 = Right femur. Anterior surface.… …   Wikipedia

  • Capsule of hip joint — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = capsula articularis coxae GraySubject = 92 GrayPage = 334 Caption = Capsule of hip joint (distended). Posterior aspect. Caption2 = Hip joint, front view. The capsular ligament has been largely removed.… …   Wikipedia

  • ligamentum ischiofemorale — [TA] ischiofemoral ligament: a broad triangular band on the posterior surface of the hip joint. Its base is attached to the ischium posterior and inferior to the acetabulum; its fibers pass superiorly, laterally, and anteriorly across the capsule …   Medical dictionary

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