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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.

Last Revised: April 5, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Freddie H. Fu, MD - Orthopedic Surgery

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