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ligamentum

noun [C] uk   /lɪɡ.əˈmen.təm/ us    /ˌlɪɡ.əˈmen.təm/ specialized
a Latin word for ligament ( =a strong fibre that holds bones in place, especially around joints) used in descriptions of parts of the bodySubstances and structures in the body
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