capsuloligamentous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

capsule +‎ -o- +‎ ligamentous

Adjective[edit]

capsuloligamentous (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Relating to a capsule and a ligament.
    • 2015 July 8, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Stefano Petrillo, Vincenzo Denaro, “Current Concepts in the Management of Rheumatoid Hand”, in International Journal of Rheumatology[1], volume 2015, DOI:10.1155/2015/648073:
      The BND is caused by intra-articular proliferation of the synovia of the PIP joint, which distends the capsuloligamentous apparatus, leading to extension of both MCP and DIP joints associated with a flexion deformity of the PIP joint.