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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
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