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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lig·a·ment /ˈlɪgəmənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 lig·a·ment /ˈlɪgəmənt/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lig·a·ment n.
 1. Anything that ties or unites one thing or part to another; a bandage; a bond.
    Interwoven is the love of liberty with every ligament of your hearts.   --Washington.
 2. Anat. (a) A tough band or plate of dense, fibrous, connective tissue or fibrocartilage serving to unite bones or form joints. (b) A band of connective tissue, or a membranous fold, which supports or retains an organ in place; as, the gastrophrenic ligament, connecting the diaphragm and stomach.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or
           cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
      2: any connection or unifying bond