ligament

  • 1 Ligament — Diagram of the right knee. Typical joint In …

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  • 2 ligament — [ ligamɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1363; lat. ligamentum, de ligare « lier » 1 ♦ Faisceau de tissu fibreux blanchâtre, très résistant et peu extensible, unissant les éléments d une articulation. Ligaments articulaires, interosseux. Ligaments distendus, arrachés …

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  • 3 ligament — LIGAMÉNT, ligamente, s.n. Fascicul de fibre conjunctive, tare şi puţin elastic, care leagă între ele, în articulaţii diferite, părţi ale scheletului sau ajută la fixarea viscerelor. – Din fr. ligament, lat. ligamentum. Trimis de LauraGellner,… …

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  • 4 Ligament — Lig a*ment (l[i^]g [.a]*ment), n. [L. ligamentum, fr. ligare to bind; cf. f. ligament. Cf. {Lien}, n., {Ligature}.] 1. Anything that ties or unites one thing or part to another; a bandage; a bond. Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] Interwoven is the love… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 ligament — ligàment (ligamȅnt) m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA anat. vezivno tkivo, povezuje kosti i osigurava čvrstoću zglobova; sveza ETIMOLOGIJA srlat. ligamentum: vez, zavoj …

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  • 6 ligament — Ligament. s. m. Terme d anatomie. Certains tendons qui suspendent quelque partie du corps. Un ligament large. les ligaments du foye. les ligaments de la matrice. les ligaments des os de la cuisse &c …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 Ligamént — (lat.), Band, Binde …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 Ligament — Ligament, lat. dtsch., Band, Binde; L. e. die Bänder und Flechsen des animalischen Organismus …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 9 ligament — index chain (nexus) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 ligàment — (ligamȅnt) m 〈G mn nātā〉 anat. vezivno tkivo, povezuje kosti i osigurava čvrstoću zglobova; sveza ✧ {{001f}}lat …

    Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • 11 ligament — late 14c., from L. ligamentum band, tie, ligature, from ligare to bind, tie, from PIE *leig to bind (Cf. Alb. lith I bind, M.L.G. lik band, M.H.G. geleich joint, limb ). Related: Ligamental; ligamentary …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 ligament — ► NOUN Anatomy 1) a short band of tough, flexible, fibrous tissue which connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint. 2) a membranous fold that supports an organ and keeps it in position. DERIVATIVES ligamentous adjective. ORIGIN… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 ligament — [lig′ə mənt] n. [L ligamentum < ligare, to tie, bind: see LIGATURE] 1. a bond or tie connecting one thing with another 2. Anat. a band of tough tissue connecting bones or holding organs in place …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Ligament — Un ligament est une courte bande de tissu conjonctif fibreux composée principalement de longues molécules de collagène. C est une structure extrêmement solide. Les ligaments connectent les os à d autres os dans des articulations et font partie de …

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  • 15 ligament — /lig euh meuhnt/, n. 1. Anat., Zool. a band of tissue, usually white and fibrous, serving to connect bones, hold organs in place, etc. 2. a tie or bond: The desire for personal freedom is a ligament uniting all peoples. [1375 1425; late ME < ML… …

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  • 16 ligament — (li ga man) s. m. 1°   Terme d anatomie. Faisceaux fibreux d un tissu blanc argenté, très serré, peu extensible, et difficile à rompre. Les ligaments de l articulation du genou. 2°   Par extension, nom donné à toutes les parties dont l usage est… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 17 Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …

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  • 18 ligament — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ ankle, elbow, knee VERB + LIGAMENT ▪ injure, pull, rupture, sprain, strain, t …

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  • 19 ligament — n. to strain; tear a ligament * * * [ lɪgəmənt] tear a ligament to strain …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 ligament — UK [ˈlɪɡəmənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms ligament : singular ligament plural ligaments medical a part inside your body that holds bones together or keeps organs in place …

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