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English definition of “ligament”

ligament

noun [C]    /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.
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