Posterior sacroiliac ligament

Posterior sacroiliac ligament

Articulations of pelvis. Posterior view. (Short post. sacroiliac ligament labeled at upper left; long post. sacroiliac ligament labeled at center right.)
Latin ligamentum sacroiliacum posterius
TA A03.6.03.004
FMA 21468

Anatomical terminology

The posterior sacroiliac ligament is situated in a deep depression between the sacrum and ilium behind; it is strong and forms the chief bond of union between the bones.

It consists of numerous fasciculi, which pass between the bones in various directions.

See also


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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