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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.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Freddie H. Fu, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
Last Revised April 5, 2012

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Last Updated: April 05, 2012
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