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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Isolated injury of the lunotriquetral ligament (LTL) complex and associated structures is an uncommon injury and poorly understood compared with the other proximal row carpal ligament injuries including scapholunate lesions.
Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs as a result of chronic compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel whose dorsal medial and lateral walls are formed by carpal bones and whose volar surface is formed by deep transverse carpal ligaments (1).
The carpal ligaments in MR arthrography of the wrist: Correlation with standard MRI and wrist arthroscopy.
The surgeon then uses the blade to divide the transverse carpal ligaments.