Definition of Ligaments. Meaning of Ligaments. Synonyms of Ligaments
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Definition of Ligaments
LigamentLigament 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.
(a) A tough band or plate of dense, fibrous, connective
tissue or fibrocartilage serving to unite bones or
(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
Meaning of Ligaments from wikipedia
- ligament, articular
larua, fibrous ligament
, or true ligament
. Other ligaments
in the body include
the: Peritoneal ligament
: a fold of peritoneum
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 two ligaments
- cruciate ligament
. Both cruciate ligaments
are slightly unwinded
and both lateral ligaments become
taut. In the flexed
position, the collateral ligaments
- The anterior ligament
is thin and not as well defined
as the posterior sacroiliac ligaments
. The posterior sacroiliac
can be further...
- a series
. These ligaments cling
to the fibrocartilaginous
disk to the point
that fibers intermix
with it. Two such ligaments
are the superior...
- In human
anatomy, the glenohumeral ligaments
(GHL) are three ligaments
on the anterior
side of the glenohumeral joint
- The phrenicosplenic ligament
is part of the greater
omentum. Distinctions between
the phrenicosplenic ligament
and adjacent ligaments
, such as the gastrophrenic...
are triangular shaped ligaments
its length, at each side, to the dura mater. The bases
of the ligaments
in the knee: the collateral ligaments
and the cruciate ligaments
. The collateral ligaments include
the medial collateral ligament
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