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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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Atraumatic tears of the ligamentum teres are more frequent in professional ballet dancers than a sporting population.
Lumbar ligamentum flavum hypertrophy is due to accumulation of inflammation-related scar tissue.
The structures that can be visualised in this plane include ligamentum flavum-dura mater complex, vertebral body-posterior longitudinal ligament complex, transverse and articular processes, dural sac, laminae, paraspinal muscles and facet joints (Figure 2).
Positive MRI was defined as lumbar spine showing trefoil appearance on axial views as a result of a bulging intervertebral disc ventrally, hypertrophied facet joints laterally and ligamentum flavum hypertrophy dorsally.
Lemesurier, "The late repair of fractures of the patella and of rupture of the ligamentum patellae and quadriceps tendon," The American Journal of Surgery, vol.
Due to these reasons, a main purpose of this study was to verify the hypothesis of a tension change in the patellar tendon (ligamentum patellae) after application of HIMS, using 2D shear-wave ultrasound elastography.
One example of this application is treatment of thoracic ossification of the ligamentum flavum (TOLF) using biomodel assisted MISS.
Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is a narrowing of the aorta located frequently near the ligamentum arteriosum, a remnant of fetal circulation between the aorta and the pulmonary trunk distal to the left origin of the subclavian artery.
* Fat within the subdiaphragmatic space or the ligamentum teres.
The less common findings were Modic changes which were seen in 26 patients (19.11%), facet arthropathy seen in 5 patients (3.6%), and ligamentum flavum hypertrophy 5 (3.65%) (Table 3).
The interstitial and trunk part of the uterine tube, the proper ovary ligament (ligamentum ovarii proprium) and the round ligament are located in the cornual area near the uterus.
A previous study [sup][4] found that Bard synthetic mesh could be integrated with the soft tissues when used in reconstructing ligamentum patellae.
It may present with hemangioblastomas in the brain, spinal cord, and retina; renal cysts and clear cell renal cell carcinoma; pheochromocytoma; pancreatic cysts and neuroendocrine tumors; endolymphatic sac tumors; and epididymal and ligamentum latum cysts.
LSS is characterized by narrowing of the spinal canal, which is caused by disc herniation combined with osteophytes, hypertrophy of the ligamentum flavum, and mechanical compression of the spinal nerve roots [5, 6].
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