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ligamentum flavum

noun [C] uk   /lɪɡ.əˌmen.təm ˈfleɪ.vəm/ us    /ˌlɪɡ.əˈmen.təm ˈfleɪ.vəm/ ( plural ligamenta flava ) specialized
a ligament (= strong fibre) that helps connect the bones that make up the spine
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