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Synonyms for ligament
ˈlɪg ə məntlig·a·ment

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  1. ligament

    Synonyms:
    bond, band, bandage, ligature, brace, strap, girth

    Antonyms:
    divulsion, discerption, disconnection, fracture, dislocation, severance, laceration, splinter, breach, disbandment, shield, fender, disconnector

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ligamentnoun

    a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs

  2. ligamentnoun

    any connection or unifying bond

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  1. sinew

    Submitted by anonymous on February 2, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ligamentnoun

    Synonyms:
    band, ligature

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How to use ligament in a sentence?

  1. Guillermo Ameer:

    Most importantly, we may have found a way to integrate an artificial ligament with native bone.

  2. Christopher Mendias:

    If you look at the mechanics in terms of the strength of that new ligament that you put in, it’s pretty good, the problem is the muscle weakness that occurs after that surgery. By the time athletes are able to return to the field or court, the side that had the ACL tear is about 40 percent weaker.

  3. Jared Gordon:

    I couldn’t do anything. I ran, I shadowboxed, I hit the bag with my right hand and I kicked the bag. That’s all I could do, and technique, like just drilling technique really light because hand was just completely f----d up. And I also, so I cut the ligament in my finger, so I have what they call a boutonniere deformity. I can actually have surgery if I wanted to, but I don’t feel like doing that.

  4. Guillermo Ameer:

    The engineered ligament is biocompatible and can stabilize the knee, allowing the animal to function, most importantly, we may have found a way to integrate an artificial ligament with native bone.


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