HyperDic: ligament

English > 2 senses of the word ligament:
NOUNbodyligamenta sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
artifactligamentany connection or unifying bond
ligament > pronunciation
Soundslih'gahmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > ligament: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs.
Part ofmuscular structure, musculature, muscle systemThe muscular system of an organism
Narrowerfalciform ligamentA ligament that attaches part of the liver to the diaphragm and the abdominal wall
round ligament of the uterus, ligamentum teres uteriligament attached to the uterus on either side in front of and below the opening of the Fallopian tube and passing through the inguinal canal to the labia majora
Broaderconnective tissuetissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
Spanishligamento
Catalanlligament
English > ligament: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAny connection or unifying bond.
Narrowerbinder, ligatureSomething used to tie or bind / bind / bind
chainA series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
wireligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
Broaderattachment, bondA connection that fastens things together
Spanishligamento
Catalanlligament

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