accessory ligament

n.

A ligament around a joint that supports or supplements another.

Nearby words

  1. alkanethiol,
  2. alkannin,
  3. alkapton,
  4. alkaptonuria,
  5. alkekengi,
  6. alkene series,
  7. alkermes,
  8. alkestis,
  9. alkide,
  10. alkine


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