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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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Identification of each ligament of TFCC on MRI was by identifying the linear hyposignal intensity structure from its origin to its insertion on at least two diagnostic planes.
Posterolateral corner is stabilised by the arcuate ligament complex which consists of lateral collateral ligament; biceps femoris tendon; popliteus muscle and tendon; popliteal meniscal and popliteal fibular ligaments; arcuate ligament, lateral gastrocnemius muscle and fabellofibular ligaments.
The patellar ligament, medial, middle and lateral are the continuations of fibrous bands of quadriceps muscle to the cranial tibia tuberoity.
10) We present the case of a patient with a history of CSF and multiple knee ligament congenital abnormalities who underwent ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), PCL (posterior cruciate ligament), and PLC (posterolateral corner) reconstruction.
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is a common athletic injury and one of the most commonly treated conditions of the knee.
However, if you're more active or have a severe knee-ligament tear or one that also involves other knee structures (such as a meniscus), you may need surgery to reconnect the damaged ligament parts or reattach the ligament to the bone.
The ulnar collateral ligament is a ligament on the inside part of the elbow.
6,7) Cruciate ligament ganglion cysts are more common in men, are typically discovered between age 20 and 40, and are usually incidental findings.
It included case records of post-contrast CT scan abdomen of 852 asymptomatic (without median arcuate ligament syndrome) individuals carried out from July 2011 to June 2013.
When the muscle relaxes, the energy stored in the ligament is released, opening the valves.
Patella ligament (patella tendon)--This consists of the central portion of the tendon of Quadriceps femoris continuing from the patella down to the tuberosity of the tibia.
Connecting the femur to the tibia, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is one of the most devastating injuries in sports.
Finally, fused ligaments consisted of left and right ligaments that were indiscernible from each other; there were no clearly defined borders between the two ligaments, and for all intents and purposes, could be considered as one fused ligament (Fig.
The PS23m signing limped out of training at Harvard University in Boston and a scan revealed damage to the lateral collateral ligament.
The lateral collateral ligament (LCL) is the primary varus stabilizer of the knee [1,2] and its injuries are frequently associated with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and posterolateral corner injuries.
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