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ligament

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈlɪɡ.ə.mənt/
any of the strong fibres (= strips of tissue) in the body that connect bones together, limiting movements in joints (= places where two bones are connected) and supporting muscles and other tissue
Translations of “ligament”
in Vietnamese dây chằng…
in Spanish ligamento…
in Thai เอ็น…
in Malaysian ligamen…
in French ligament…
in German das Band…
in Chinese (Traditional) 韌帶…
in Indonesian ligamen…
in Russian связка…
in Turkish bağ, kiriş, lif…
in Chinese (Simplified) 韧带…
in Polish wiązadło…
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