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ligamentum

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

ligament.

Nearby words

lig snail, ligament, ligament of head of femur, ligamentopexis, ligamentous, ligamentum, ligan, ligand, ligase, ligate, ligation

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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