ligament

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  • noun

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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The patients with irreducible radial heads were found to have interposition of capsule (n = 7), annular ligament (n = 3), brachialis fascia (n = 1), and biceps tendon (n = 1) causing the obstruction demonstrating more than one blocking structure.
My horse has actually been out of action for the best part of the year, with an annular ligament injury," said Henry.
22) The radial (lateral) collateral ligament (RCL) complex is composed of the lateral ulnar collateral ligament, RCL proper, and the annular ligament (Figure 12).
5) The LUCL originates from the lateral epicondyle, blending with fibers from the annular ligament but arching superficial and distal to it.
The facial recess was opened with a diamond bur, without causing injury to the annular ligament or the chorda tympani.
The anterior capsule extends proximally to the coronoid and radial fossae and distally to the anterior margin of the coranoid process and annular ligament.