ligament

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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 disease manifests itself as inflammation of the synovial surface of the joint capsule, the capsular ligaments, the periarticular tendons and bursa.
Histologically, the disease demonstrates inflammation of joint capsule, capsular ligaments of the rotator interval, periarticular bursa, and tendons (1).
You can put the prosthesis in, but if you don't have the capsular ligaments and rotator cuff in position to hold it in place it's just going to slide in and out of the joint--and you're going to have a very unhappy patient," he said.
The ligamentous support is provided by the strong capsular ligaments that extend from the acetabulum to the femoral neck and the intertrochanteric region.
Medially the clavicle is supported by strong capsular ligaments.