capsular ligament n.
The thickened portions of the fibrous membrane of an articular capsule.
There was no appearance of inflammation, however, on the exterior of the capsular ligament.
The weakest part of the capsular ligament lies opposite the lower and back part of the joint.
The capsular ligament, except in hydrops, is the seat of connective-tissue overgrowth, and tends to become contracted and rigid.
The capsular ligament of the joint is penetrated by the suppurative process, and a condition of septic arthritis results.
The neural arches of the vertebrae articulate one with another by the articular facets, each of which has a capsular ligament.
The capsular ligament surrounding this joint is very large and admits of free and extensive movement of the articulation.
Cysts of joints constitute an ill-defined group which includes ganglia formed in relation to the capsular ligament.
These three pairs of articulating surfaces are all enclosed within one capsular ligament.
The femeropatella ligaments are two thin bands which reinforce the capsular ligament.
Distension of the capsular ligament of the tibial tarsal (tibioastragular) joint with synovia is commonly known as bog spavin.