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Ligamentum Flavum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ligamentum Flavum
Tree Number(s)
A02.513.514.287
A02.835.583.512.287
A10.165.669.514.287
Unique ID
D017843
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017843
Scope Note
The paired bands of yellow elastic tissue that connect adjoining laminae of the vertebrae. With the laminae, it forms the posterior wall of the spinal canal and helps hold the body erect.
Entry Term(s)
Flaval Ligament
Ligamenta Flava
Previous Indexing
Ligaments (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/02/16
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Ligamentum Flavum Preferred
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