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[L. ligamentum, a band]
1. A band or sheet of strong fibrous connective tissue connecting the articular ends of bones, binding them together to limit motion.
2. A thickened portion or fold of peritoneum or mesentery that supports a visceral organ or connects it to another viscus.
3. A band of fibrous connective tissue connecting bones, cartilages, and other structures and serving to support or attach fascia or muscles.
4. A cordlike structure representing the vestigial remains of a fetal blood vessel.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Ligament." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733293/all/ligament.
Ligament. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733293/all/ligament. Accessed May 31, 2023.
Ligament. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733293/all/ligament
Ligament [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 31]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733293/all/ligament.
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