1. [TA] A fibrous band, bundle, or slip related to a muscle. 2. Originally the muscular part of the upper limb from shoulder to elbow. [L.]
- l. cordis one of the trabeculae carneae.
- l. fibrosus bicipital aponeurosis.
- l. of lateral rectus muscle the part of the tendon of origin of the lateral rectus muscle attaching to the greater wing of the sphenoid bone, lateral to the common tendinous ring; often incorrectly equated to the lateral check ligament of the eyeball. SYN: l. musculi recti lateralis.
- l. medius SYN: anterior longitudinal ligament.
- l. musculi recti lateralis SYN: l. of lateral rectus muscle.

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a band of fibres or a tendon-like structure.

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la·cer·tus (lə-surґtəs) [L., “lizard,” because of a fancied resemblance] a fibrous attachment of a muscle.

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