Ligament" most commonly refers to a band of dense regular connective tissue bundles made of collagenous fibers, with bundles protected by dense irregular connective tissue sheaths. The iliac crest is the. Injury to this ligament can occur when the patella dislocates or subluxes due to. The shell of a bivalve has two valves and these are joined together by the ligament at the dorsal edge of the shell. A double layer of peritoneum extending from one visceral organ to another. H Adler: Ligament Injuries of the Foot Fig 1 X- rays of a recent ligament rupture The plain film shows no abnormality, while in the stress roentgenogram a talar tilt of 390 could be produced Fig 3 The dorsal aspect of the knee in slight flexion and maximal hip flexion The. It functions to maintain the alignment of L5 on the sacrum during various movements 1, 2. Ligament [ lig´ ah- ment] 1. Ligaments connect bones to other bones to form joints, while tendons connect bone to muscle. A hinge ligament is a crucial part of the anatomical structure of a bivalve shell, i. Accessory ligament one. The medial collateral ligament ( MCL), or tibial collateral ligament ( TCL), is one of the four major ligaments of the knee. The iliolumbar ligament passes through the transverse process at the side of the fifth lumbar vertebra and down to the iliac crest' s inner lip on the posterior ( back) side. The shell of a bivalve mollusk. Lombament ligament lombardia.
, adj ligament´ ous. It is an important landmark in correct labeling of vertebral levels in patients with lumbosacral transitional vertebrae. The ligament is made of a strong, flexible and elastic, fibrous, proteinaceous material which is usually pale brown, dark brown or black in color. Cordlike remnants of fetal tubular structures that are nonfunctional after birth. The iliolumbar ligament is a strong band of connective tissue which courses from the transverse process of L5 ( in over 96% of cases) to the posterior iliac wing and crest of the ilium. Some ligaments limit the mobility of articulations or prevent certain movements altogether.
As part of the complex network of soft tissues that stabilize the knee, the medial patellofemoral ligament attaches the inside part of the kneecap ( or patella) to the long bone of the thigh, also called the femur. A band of fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages, serving to support and strengthen joints. It is on the medial ( inner) side of the knee joint in humans and other primates. Its primary function is to resist valgus forces on the knee.