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Ligament


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

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerFreddie H. Fu, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
Last RevisedApril 5, 2012

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