\lˈɪɡəmənt], \lˈɪɡəmənt], \l_ˈɪ_ɡ_ə_m_ə_n_t]\
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By Noah Webster.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or more bones, cartilages, or other structures, or serving as support for fasciae or muscles. 2. A fold of thickened peritoneum supporting any of the abdominal viscera. 3. Any structure resembling a ligament though not performing the function of such. 4. The remains of a fetal artery or other structure.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A name given to fibrous structures, which serve to unite bones, and to form articulations; hence the division into interosseous and articular ligaments. They are of a white, close texture; are but little extensible, and difficult to break. The name ligament has, also, been given to any membranous fold, which retains an organ in its situation.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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