ligamentum

[lig-uh-men-tuh m]

Origin of ligamentum

From Medieval Latin; see origin at ligament
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ligamentum

[lĭg′ə-mĕntəm]
n. pl. lig•a•men•ta (-tə)
  1. The cordlike remains of a structure that has lost its original lumen,
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