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Descriptions of Ligament

Ligament: a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
Source: WordNet 2.1

Ligament : band of tissue that connects bones or supports viscera; some are distinct fibrous structures, some are folds of fascia or of indurated peritoneum.
Source: CRISP

Ligament : Shiny, flexible bands of fibrous tissue connecting together articular extremities of bones. They are pliant, tough, and inextensile.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Ligament : A white fibrous band of connective tissue that connects two bones at a joint.

Summary Information: Ligament

Condition count: 2 ; see list below.

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Diseases List for Ligament:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Ligament' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


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