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ligamentous

[ lig-uh-men-tuhs ]
/ ˌlɪg əˈmɛn təs /
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adjective
pertaining to, of the nature of, or forming a ligament.
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Also lig·a·men·tal, lig·a·men·ta·ry .

Origin of ligamentous

First recorded in 1675–85; ligament + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM ligamentous

lig·a·men·tous·ly, adverbin·ter·lig·a·men·ta·ry, adjectivein·ter·lig·a·men·tous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ligamentous

ligamentous

ligamental or ligamentary

/ (ˌlɪɡəˈmɛntəs) /

adjective
relating to or shaped like a ligament
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