ligament

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ligāmentum, from ligō ‎(tie, bind).

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ligament ‎(plural ligaments)

  1. (anatomy) A band of strong tissue that connects bones to other bones
  2. (figuratively) That which binds or acts as a ligament
    • Paraphrase of Daniel Webster, from his oration on Justice Joseph Story
      Justice is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.

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  • Tendon

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ligāmentum, from ligō ‎(tie, bind).

NounEdit

ligament m ‎(plural ligaments)

  1. ligament

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