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ligamentous

[lig-uh-men-tuh s] /ˌlɪg əˈmɛn təs/
adjective
1.
pertaining to, of the nature of, or forming a ligament.
Also, ligamental, ligamentary.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; ligament + -ous
Related forms
ligamentously, adverb
interligamentary, adjective
interligamentous, adjective
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Examples from the web for ligamentous
  • These types of shoulder instability are caused by ligamentous capsular redundancy.
  • ligamentous laxity is a term given to describe loose ligaments.
  • Someone with ligamentous laxity, by definition, has loose ligaments.
British Dictionary definitions for ligamentous

ligamentous

/ˌlɪɡəˈmɛntəs/
adjective
1.
relating to or shaped like a ligament
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ligamentous in Medicine

ligamentous lig·a·men·tous (lĭg'ə-měn'təs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a ligament.

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