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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Injuries to the finger pulleys and biceps pulley are commonly accepted as injuries of annular ligament complexes (10).
Open reduction of radial head and reconstruction of annular ligament are accompanied by an increasing risk of functional deficits and radioulnar
After becoming superficial, the tendon of the DDF glides over the middle scutum, and passes toward the third phalanx, bound by the distal digital annular ligament (Fig.
The hitherto incised tracheal rings were resected completely by annular ligament technique and remaining tracheal rings were anastomosed using standard procedure.
The lateral collateral ligamentous complex consists of the radial collateral ligament, the lateral ulnar collateral ligament, the accessory lateral collateral ligament, and the annular ligament.
Palpation of the annular ligament with concomitant wrist pronation/supination revealed severe crepitus and reproduced the chief complaint of sharp elbow pain.
The annular ligament secures the proximal radioulnar joint.
My horse has actually been out of action for the best part of the year, with an annular ligament injury," said Henry.
In addition to the collateral ligaments, the elbow joint of the dog is composed of the annular ligament, olecranon ligament, and oblique ligament (Campbell; Denny, 1993 and Evans).
22) The radial (lateral) collateral ligament (RCL) complex is composed of the lateral ulnar collateral ligament, RCL proper, and the annular ligament (Figure 12).