Definitions for "Ligamentum flavum"
Keywords:  lamina, sacrum, elastic, vertebra, axis
Yellow elastic tissue going from the axis and third cervical vertebra to where the fifth lumbar vertebra joins to the sacrum. They are concerned with erect posture.
Latin for “yellow ligament.” This ligament is between the lamina bones. It provides strength and protects the spine and roots.
Any of a series of ligaments of yellow elastic tissue connecting the laminae of adjacent vertebrae from the axis to the sacrum.