ligamentum

[ lig-uh-men-tuh m ]
/ ˌlɪg əˈmɛn təm /

noun, plural lig·a·men·ta [lig-uh-men-tuh] /ˌlɪg əˈmɛn tə/. Anatomy.

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)

The cordlike remains of a structure that has lost its original lumen,
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