Definition of “ligamentum” - English Dictionary

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“ligamentum” in British English

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ligamentumnoun [ C ]

uk /lɪɡ.əˈmen.təm/ us /lɪɡ.əˈmen.t̬əm/ plural ligamenta specialized

a Latin word meaning "ligament" (= a strong fibre that holds bones in place, especially around joints), used in medical names and descriptions

(Definition of “ligamentum” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)