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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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Reconstruction for chronic lateral ankle instability using the palmaris longus tendon: is reconstruction of the calcaneofibular ligament necessary?
In this study, the anterior talofibular ligament was sprained in 26 subjects, the calcaneofibular ligament in 12 subjects, and the posterior talofibular ligament in 10 subjects.
(8) Plantaris tendon graft for reconstruction of anterior tibiofibular and calcaneofibular ligament has been described in the studies of Pagenstert GI.
[1,3] The ADT (transverse plane laxity) assesses the integrity of the anterior talofibular ligament, while the TTT is an effective indicator of injury to the calcaneofibular ligament. Positioning is important to isolate the ankle for testing in the ADT.
(6) The sequence of lateral ankle ligament disruption is (in order) the ATFL, calcaneofibular ligament (CFL), and the posterior talofibular ligament (PTFL).
The calcaneofibular ligament (CFL) originates on the anterior border of the distal fibula just below the origin of the ATFL.