collateral ligament

noun

Medical Definition of collateral ligament

: any of various ligaments on one or the other side of a hinge joint (as the knee, elbow, or the joints between the phalanges of the toes and fingers): as

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“Collateral ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/collateral%20ligament. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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