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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 ureterolysis is directed toward the uterosacral ligaments and continued until the ureter enters the cardinal ligament (see photo above).
Laparoscopic techniques can be used to ligate the infundibulopelvic ligaments or the uteroovarian ligaments, uterine arteries, and cardinal ligaments, which theoretically should make the vaginal approach easier and increase its utilization, said Dr.
It is supported from underneath by the cardinal ligaments.
Like standard supracervical hysterectomy, the CISH technique leaves intact the cardinal ligaments, uterosacral ligaments, vascular supply, and innervation to the upper vaginal vault and cervix.
The uterosacral and cardinal ligaments are maintained, with the blood supply and the innervation left intact.