Ligament

Ligaments are strong, tough, ropelike connective fibers. They connect bones to each other, connect cartilage to joints, and support internal organs, such as the kidneys.

Last Updated: May 16, 2008

Author: Shannon Erstad, MBA/MPH

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William M. Green, MD - Emergency Medicine & Freddie H. Fu, MD - Orthopedic Surgery & Patrick J. McMahon, MD - Orthopedics

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