What does ligaments mean?

Definitions for ligaments
lig·a·ments

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ligaments.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ligaments

    Shiny, flexible bands of fibrous tissue connecting together articular extremities of bones. They are pliant, tough, and inextensile.

How to pronounce ligaments?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say ligaments in sign language?

  1. ligaments

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ligaments in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ligaments in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of ligaments in a Sentence

  1. Jake Schick:

    If you have broken bones and severed ligaments, you can have a prosthetic leg like I’ve got. But you can’t have a prosthetic brain.

  2. Jill Hoefs:

    They rely on the ligaments around their vertebrae to support them, but in doing so they stick their bellies out. It’s something that will never help a diastasis.

  3. Caroline Wozniacki:

    I had my ankle injury and broke two ligaments, my foot kind of went out of its socket. I was trying to slide on a clay court at full speed, and it just got stuck. I was actually wearing a brace, and the next day the doctor told me if I hadn’t been, my bone would probably have been sticking out of my foot. It was excruciating.

  4. Amy George:

    As a baby goes through the birth canal, it stretches the ligaments and muscles down below in the pelvis.

  5. Peter Servold:

    Bone broth provides micronutrients not found in meat that allow consumers to digest effectively and restore gut health, it contains collagen and gelatin, which strengthen our bones, ligaments and tendons. It also boosts the immune system, decreases inflammation, improves the skin and detoxifies the body.

Images & Illustrations of ligaments

  1. ligamentsligamentsligamentsligamentsligaments

Popularity rank by frequency of use

ligaments#10000#42998#100000

Translation

Find a translation for the ligaments definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these ligaments definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"ligaments." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 9 Apr. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/ligaments>.

Are we missing a good definition for ligaments? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for ligaments:


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.