ligament

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Related to Acromioclavicular ligament: coracoclavicular ligament, acromioclavicular joint dislocation
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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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The static constraints are the acromioclavicular ligaments, the coracoclavicular ligaments, and the coracoacromial ligament.
Static stability is provided by coracoclavicular and acromioclavicular ligaments; whereas trapezius and deltoid contribute to dynamic stability of this joint.
Special care is taken to make sure that acromioclavicular ligaments are not disturbed.
Laterally, the clavicle attaches to the scapula via the coracoclavicular ligaments and acromioclavicular ligaments. The coracoclavicular ligaments consist of the trapezoid ligament laterally and conoid ligament medially.