Translation of ligament in Spanish:

ligament

ligamento, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪɡəm(ə)nt//ˈlɪɡəmənt/

noun

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    ligamento masculine
    a torn ligament una rotura de ligamentos
    • He has had one surgery, to repair a torn ankle ligament during his first pro year.
    • Injury to the medial collateral ligament is fairly common and is usually the result of acute trauma.
    • Then, if necessary, the lateral ankle ligaments were repaired.
    • There were whispers that he had torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
    • At the inguinal ligament, the external iliac artery becomes the common femoral artery.