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Synonyms for ligament
ˈlɪg ə məntlig·a·ment
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bond, band, bandage, ligature, brace, strap, girth
divulsion, discerption, disconnection, fracture, dislocation, severance, laceration, splinter, breach, disbandment, shield, fender, disconnector
a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
any connection or unifying bond
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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.
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.
Most importantly, we may have found a way to integrate an artificial ligament with native bone.
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.
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- lligamentCatalan, Valencian
- लिगामेन्ट, स्नायुHindi
- liðband, bandIcelandic
- 靱帯, 靭帯Japanese
- 인대, 靭帶Korean
- dây chằngVietnamese
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