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(lig′ă-mĕnt )

[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, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733293/all/uterosacral_ligament.
Ligament. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733293/all/uterosacral_ligament. Accessed July 23, 2019.
Ligament. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733293/all/uterosacral_ligament
Ligament [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733293/all/uterosacral_ligament.
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