Definition of “ligament” - English Dictionary


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ligamentnoun [ C ]

us /ˈlɪɡ·ə·mənt/

any of the strong strips of tissue in the body that connect various bones together, that limit movements in joints, and that support muscles and other tissue:

She tore a ligament in her knee while she was playing basketball.

(Definition of “ligament” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)