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Coracohumeral Ligament

Medically reviewed by: Stephanie Curreli, MD, PhD
Last Updated: Jun 26, 2015

The coracohumeral ligament is composed of a broad band of connective tissue that connects the coracoid process of the scapula (shoulder blade) to the greater tubercle of the humerus (upper arm bone). Its function is to strengthen the superior portion of the joint capsule.