"Ligaments, Articular" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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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