Definition of Ligament. Meaning of Ligament. Synonyms of Ligament

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Definition of Ligament

Ligament
Ligament Lig"a*ment (l[i^]g"[.a]*ment), n. [L. ligamentum, fr. ligare to bind: cf. F. ligament. Cf. Lien, n., Ligature.] 1. Anything that ties or unites one thing or part to another; a bandage; a bond. --Hawthorne. Interwoven is the love of liberty with every ligament of your hearts. --Washington. 2. (Anat.) (a) A tough band or plate of dense, fibrous, connective tissue or fibrocartilage serving to unite bones or form joints. (b) A band of connective tissue, or a membranous fold, which supports or retains an organ in place; as, the gastrophrenic ligament, connecting the diaphragm and stomach.

Meaning of Ligament from wikipedia

- ligament, articular larua, fibrous ligament, or true ligament. Other ligaments in the body include the: Peritoneal ligament: a fold of peritoneum or other...
- cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of a pair of cruciate ligaments (the other being the posterior cruciate ligament) in the human knee. The two ligaments are also...
- collateral ligament reconstruction, also known as Tommy John surgery (TJS), is a surgical graft procedure where the ulnar collateral ligament in the medial...
- deltoid ligament is composed of: 1. Anterior tibiotalar ligament 2. Tibiocalcaneal ligament 3. Posterior tibiotalar ligament 4. Tibionavicular ligament. It...
- Phrenicocolic ligament Splenorenal ligament Hepatic ligaments - Ligaments that are ****ociated with the liver Coronary ligament Left triangular ligament Right...
- cardinal ligament (or Mackenrodt's ligament, lateral cervical ligament, or transverse cervical ligament[unreliable source?]) is a major ligament of the...
- The medial collateral ligament (MCL), or tibial collateral ligament (TCL), is one of the four major ligaments of the knee. It is on the medial (inner)...
- Cruciate ligaments (also cruciform ligaments) are pairs of ligaments arranged like a letter X. They occur in several joints of the body, such as the knee...
- suspensory ligament of the **** is attached to the pubic symphysis, which holds the **** close to the pubic bone and supports it when erect. The ligament does...
- Gastrosplenic ligament (or Gastrolienal) ligament)— extends to the spleen, overlying the kidney The splenorenal ligament (or lienorenal ligament) (from the...
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