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annular ligament

noun, Anatomy.
the ligamentous envelope surrounding a part, as the joints of the wrist or ankle or the head of the radius.
Origin of annular ligament
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
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annular ligament

(anatomy) any of various ligaments that encircle a part, such as the wrist, ankle, or trachea
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annular ligament in Medicine

annular ligament n.
Any of various ligaments encircling parts such as the stapes, radius, and trachea.

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