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ligamentum

[lig-uh-men-tuh m] /ˌlɪg əˈmɛn təm/
noun, plural ligamenta
[lig-uh-men-tuh] /ˌlɪg əˈmɛn tə/ (Show IPA).
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Origin
< Medieval Latin; see ligament
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ligamenta in Medicine

ligamentum lig·a·men·tum (lĭg'ə-měn'təm)
n. pl. lig·a·men·ta (-tə)
The cordlike remains of a structure that has lost its original lumen,

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