- pertaining to, of the nature of, or forming a ligament.
Also lig·a·men·tal, lig·a·men·ta·ry.
Origin of ligamentous
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Examples from the Web for ligamentous
The ligamentous cartilage at the symphysis pubis is broader and shorter.Beauty
The terms "long reed" and "short reed" were the equivalents of Madame Seiler's "glottis" and "ligamentous glottis" respectively.Voice Production in Singing and Speaking
In the dog and the cat, it is inserted into the ligamentous apparatus of the tarsus, or into the base of the second metatarsal.Artistic Anatomy of Animals
Under these circumstances a ligamentous cord represents the original tube.
The plastron is attached to the carapace by ligamentous tissue.
ligamental or ligamentary
- relating to or shaped like a ligament
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