Definition of Ligaments. Meaning of Ligaments. Synonyms of Ligaments

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Ligaments. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Ligaments and, of course, Ligaments synonyms and on the right images related to the word Ligaments.

Definition of Ligaments

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 Ligaments from wikipedia

- or true ligament. Other ligaments in the body include the: Peritoneal ligament: a fold of peritoneum or other membranes. Fetal remnant ligament: the remnants...
- supported by ligaments, including the peritoneal ligament and the broad ligament of uterus. It is held in place by several peritoneal ligaments, of which...
- cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of a pair of cruciate ligaments (the other being the posterior cruciate ligament) in the human knee. The 2 ligaments are also...
- a series of ligaments. These ligaments cling to the fibrocartilaginous disk to the point that fibers intermix with it. Two such ligaments are the superior...
- The anterior ligament is thin and not as well defined as the posterior sacroiliac ligaments. The posterior sacroiliac (SI) ligaments can be further...
- cruciate ligament. Both cruciate ligaments are slightly unwinded and both lateral ligaments become taut. In the flexed position, the collateral ligaments are...
- The ligaments connecting them are: Articular capsules Interarticular sternocostal ligament Radiate sternocostal ligaments Costoxiphoid ligaments Costochondritis...
- Cooper's ligaments (also known as the suspensory ligaments of Cooper and the fibrocollagenous septa) are connective tissue in the breast that help maintain...
- In human anatomy, the glenohumeral ligaments (GHL) are three ligaments on the anterior side of the glenohumeral joint (i.e. between the glenoid cavity...
- as hyper extension and hyper flexion are restricted by ligaments to an extent. Also ligaments prevent certain directional movement. A bursa is a small...
Loading...