Meaning of LIGAMENT in English

LIGAMENT

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

cruciate ligament

The Chelsea player suffered a torn cruciate ligament.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

anterior

He had been released by the Bullets and had missed the entire season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament .

He has not played this season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament last season.

Semenik tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Saturday.

medial

Roebuck's ankle required surgery to repair the lateral and medial ligaments .

Jurkovic suffered a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee and missed the rest of the game.

He said the elbow, which has a torn medial collateral ligament , has been swollen all week.

■ NOUN

ankle

Vinny Samways is definitely out after damaging ankle ligaments at Coventry.

Phelan will be out for three weeks with damaged ankle ligaments and Hughes also has an ankle injury.

Following summer surgery on his damaged ankle ligaments , Sterland hoped to return in Jim Beglin's testimonial against Liverpool.

Jenkins is still suffering from the effects of an ankle ligament injury.

He damaged ankle ligaments in the defeat at Chesterfield last Saturday and will be out for about three weeks.

Ray Daniel, Pompey's regular left-back, will be out for three weeks after damaging ankle ligaments against Millwall.

Now he is facing his toughest fight yet - back to fitness after suffering a fractured fibula and damaged ankle ligaments .

Ince needed long treatment and it was later discovered he had damaged ankle ligaments .

cruciate

Elliott suffered damage to the cruciate ligaments in his knee during an incident with Saunders at Anfield on September 5.

He had been released by the Bullets and had missed the entire season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament .

Elliott hurt cruciate ligaments when playing for Pisa, putting him out of the game for 18 months.

He has not played this season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament last season.

The Chelsea player damaged cruciate ligaments in the game and faces more surgery before he can return to action.

Semenik tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Saturday.

damage

Flanker Len Dineen received a broken ankle, and no.8 Victor Donnelly knee ligament damage .

He suffered ligament damage in his hand two weeks ago in Palm Springs that required cortisone shots.

Meanwhile, defender Graham Hill, sidelined since the start of the season by knee ligament damage , has resumed full training.

He at least was heartened that there was no ligament damage found.

Thomas will also miss most of those matches after having his right ankle put in plaster to repair ligament damage .

After the game, she tearfully spoke of possible ligament damage .

Sterland has missed the whole season so far with ankle ligament damage .

But the watching scout only saw 27-goal Erskine carried off with suspected knee ligament damage .

injury

Jenkins is still suffering from the effects of an ankle ligament injury .

He is back in the squad after three weeks of treatment on a knee ligament injury at the Lilleshall Rehabilitation Centre.

knee

But Palace yesterday played down fears that Salako aggravated the knee ligaments which required an operation last year.

Spring focus: 2B Craig Biggio says he feels fine, but he is coming off surgery for two torn knee ligaments .

Flanker Len Dineen received a broken ankle, and no.8 Victor Donnelly knee ligament damage.

William Floyd, who tore three knee ligaments last October, had the anterior-cruciate repaired in January.

The Stockton midfielder will be out for three weeks with damaged knee ligaments .

I've had ruptured knee ligaments and hernias in the past.

Therefore, when the body turns, the foot remains planted and the knee ligaments are torn.

But Phil Veivers damaged knee ligaments against Bradford on Sunday and faces a month-long lay-off.

■ VERB

tear

While appearing with them in Berlin in 1937 she tore a ligament and had to give up further hope of dancing.

The tissue surrounds the torn ligaments that have limited his minutes and effectiveness in the past month.

This tore the ligaments that had been repaired five months ago.

His primary replacement, Junior Bryant, is questionable with a torn ligament in his right elbow.

The 27-year-old Oldham keeper is likely to be out for the rest of the season after tearing wrist ligaments against Manchester United.

Jurkovic suffered a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee and missed the rest of the game.

Spring focus: 2B Craig Biggio says he feels fine, but he is coming off surgery for two torn knee ligaments .

He had been released by the Bullets and had missed the entire season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

An arm came loose and fell off, revealing scrunched up newsprint where there should have been ligament , bone and muscle.

Because these abnormalities are in the bones or ligaments connected to the bones, muscle exercises will not work.

Contortionists who are double-jointed have ligaments around their joints that are more elastic than normal.

Flanker Len Dineen received a broken ankle, and no.8 Victor Donnelly knee ligament damage.

Hostetler rejoined the lineup Sunday, after missing two games with strained ligaments in his right knee.

I've had ruptured knee ligaments and hernias in the past.

The damage was so severe that doctors repaired the tattered left knee with a cadaver ligament .

The muscles are strengthened by an increased flow of blood, as are the ligaments that attach them to the bones.

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