ligament

(redirected from carpal ligaments)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

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

References in periodicals archive ?
CT is particularly useful for diagnosis of injuries affecting the carpal bones (sclerosis, fracture), the wall and contents of the carpal sheath (deep digital flexor tendon, superficial digital flexor tendon, accessory ligament of the superficial digital flexor tendon, flexor retinaculum, palmar carpal ligament), and the proximal attachment of the suspensory ligament (Bergman & Saunders, 2011).
The carpal ligaments in MR arthrography of the wrist: Correlation with standard MRI and wrist arthroscopy.
The mechanism for dorsal subluxation and dislocation is extreme pronation and extension, with a tightened ECU and ulnar carpal ligaments, which pull the ulnar head out through the dorsal capsule.
The transverse carpal ligament and the tendon of flexor carpi ulnaris insert into the pisiform.
Association between extrinsic and intrinsic carpal ligament injuries at MR arthrography and carpal instability at radiography: Initial observations.