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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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A commonly seen accompanying sprain of the anterior talofibular ligament is also present.
The findings of Marshall (1993) supported this theory and suggested that damage to the ankle joint capsule, which could occur with an anterior talofibular ligament sprain, might cause a proprioceptive deficit as well as an impairment of joint protective reflexes.
As the Echo reported on Friday, Jamie is battling to recover from a severe strain to the anterior talofibular ligament of his left foot, which he suffered during a league game against Caernarfon three weeks ago.
A comprehensive examination of the ankle and foot is required to exclude other pathology, such as a lesion of the anterior talofibular ligament.
A redesigned inner ATF[R] Strap covers larger area over the Anterior Talofibular Ligament (the ligament most likely to be sprained or strained) for increased lateral support.
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