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    Ligament

    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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