check ligament

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check ligament

check ligament

A ligament that restrains the motion of a joint, esp. the lateral odontoid ligaments.
See also: ligament

check ligament

one of the two ligamentous accessory heads to the digital flexors of the horse. See also suspensory ligament.

check ligament desmotomy
a treatment for contracted flexor tendons in horses.