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Synonyms for ligament

that which unites or binds

Words related to ligament

a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs

any connection or unifying bond

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Fanelli G, Giannotti B, Edson C: The posterior cruciate ligament arthroscopic evaluation and treatment.
For instance, data from NCAA injury reports found female soccer and basketball players were three to four times more likely to rupture their anterior cruciate ligaments than their male counterparts.
There are three common repair methods for a torn cranial cruciate ligament.
We may observe meniscus rupture and cartilage damage together with anterior cruciate ligament ruptures.
Rangers medical chief Peter Florida told the club website: "JJ has completely ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
A statement read: "Chelsea Football Club can confirm Marco van Ginkel successfully underwent anterior cruciate ligament surgery.
Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction has been shown to be both a clinically successful and cost-effective procedure, yet physician reimbursement continues to decline.
Summary: Wigan Athletic have confirmed defender Ivan Ramis will miss the remainder of the season after rupturing his cruciate ligament.
QPR manager Mark Hughes has backed Andrew Johnson to come back stronger from the cruciate ligament injury that will keep him out for the bulk of this season.
QPR striker Andrew Johnson will miss the majority of the season after suffering a cruciate ligament injury in Saturday's goalless draw with Chelsea.
BLACKBURN striker LEON BEST is set for an extended spell on the sidelines after suffering anterior cruciate ligament damage on Sunday.
STEVEN NAISMITH was given the news he has been dreading last night - that he will miss the rest of this season with a cruciate ligament injury.
London, May 25 (ANI): Sri Lanka seamer Nuwan Pradeep is likely to miss the Test series with England starting this week because of anterior cruciate ligament damage, the BBC reports.
Veterinary reference collections and libraries catering to vet students specializing in veterinary surgery need Advances in the Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament.
Veterinarians summarize the current understanding of the cruciate ligament rupture arthropathy to augment previous studies, which have focused on surgically treating the unstable stifle rather than the disease mechanisms.