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1. ligament

noun. ['ˈlɪgəmənt'] a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs.

Synonyms

  • musculature
  • muscle system
  • falciform ligament
  • connective tissue
  • muscular structure
  • ligamentum teres uteri

Antonyms

  • closed chain
  • unchain
  • unfasten
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • ligamentum (Latin)
  • ligo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Ligament

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word ligament


1. Noun, singular or mass
These types of knee injuries can stretch or tear the ligament.

2. Adjective
If you do have breast ligament pain, a sports bra will help ease the pain 1.

Quotes containing the word ligament


1. Every time you step on the football field in between those lines you're putting your life, your career, every single ligament in your body in jeopardy.
- Robert Griffin III

2. ligament

noun. ['ˈlɪgəmənt'] any connection or unifying bond.

Synonyms

  • bond
  • binder
  • ligature
  • chain
  • wire

Antonyms

  • unsecured bond
  • repulsion
  • detach
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • ligamentum (Latin)
  • ligo (Latin)
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