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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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Eid, "Miniopen coracohumeral ligament release and manipulation for idiopathic frozen shoulder," International Journal of Shoulder Surgery, vol.
Sometimes, though not in this series, it is necessary to release the anterior capsule of the glenohumeral joint through an anterior approach or the coracohumeral ligament.
The coracohumeral ligament thickening was demonstrated in some studies (9), while others have not confirmed this finding on MR arthrography studies.
The stability of the shoulder is in large part due to the shoulder capsule, which includes the synovial membrane, the fibrous capsule consisting of the coracohumeral ligament, and the superior, middle, and inferior glenohumeral ligaments.
Coracoacromial ligament thickening is associated with impingement of supraspinatus tendon leading to supraspinatus pathologies and coracohumeral ligament thickening is associated with impingement of subscapularis pathology.