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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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Anterior subluxation occurs when the posterior ligamentous complexes rupture, but the anterior longitudinal ligament remains intact.
9] Other predisposing factors for ureteral injury after lumbar disk surgery include thin patients, patients with defects in or absence of the anterior annulus, retroperitoneal scars or adhesions or accidental perforation of the anterior longitudinal ligament.
Once the anterior longitudinal ligament is identified, the presacral peritoneal dissection can be extended inferiorly to the vagina.
The anterior longitudinal ligament (ALL) is a low-signal, linear structure along the anterior portion of the vertebral body cortex and disks.
Since the intervertebral disk space and anterior longitudinal ligament are relatively intact, this is considered a stable injury.
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