Accessory volar ligaments

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Accessory volar ligaments --> palmar ligaments

The fibrocartilaginous plates, one located on the anterior aspect of each metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joint, that are firmly attached to the bases of the phalanges and the heads of the next proximal bones; they are grooved to accommodate the long flexor tendons.

Synonym: ligamenta palmaria, accessory volar ligaments.