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One entry found for ligament.
Main Entry: lig·a·ment
Pronunciation: primarystresslig-schwa-mschwant
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English ligament "connecting tissue, ligament," derived from Latin ligamentum "band, something used for tying," from ligare "to bind, tie" --related to ALLY
: a tough band of tissue that holds bones together or keeps an organ in place in the body

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