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Mesh term Ligaments, Articular

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Joints
Ligaments

Description

Fibrous cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE that attach bones to each other and hold together the many types of joints in the body. Articular ligaments are strong, elastic, and allow movement in only specific directions, depending on the individual joint.


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Anterior Cruciate Ligament
Collateral Ligaments
Ligamentum Flavum
Longitudinal Ligaments
Palmar Plate
Patellar Ligament
Plantar Plate
Posterior Cruciate Ligament
Round Ligament of Femur


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