annular-ligament

annular ligament

noun Anatomy.
the ligamentous envelope surrounding a part, as the joints of the wrist or ankle or the head of the radius.

Origin:
1835–45

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annular ligament
 
n
anatomy any of various ligaments that encircle a part, such as the wrist, ankle, or trachea

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annular ligament n.
Any of various ligaments encircling parts such as the stapes, radius, and trachea.

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