Oblique cord

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Oblique cord
Left elbow-joint, showing anterior and ulnar collateral ligaments. (Oblique cord visible as diagonal white line near center bottom.)
The Supinator. (Oblique cord visible at center.)
Latin chorda obliqua membranae interosseae antebrachii
Gray's subject #85 325
Dorlands/Elsevier c_31/12236870

The oblique cord (oblique ligament) is a small, flattened band, extending downward and lateralward, from the lateral side of the tubercle of the ulna at the base of the coronoid process to the radius a little below the radial tuberosity.

Its fibers run in the opposite direction to those of the interosseous membrane.

It is sometimes wanting.

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