Capsular ligament


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(Anat.) a ligamentous bag or capsule surrounding many movable joints in the skeleton.

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Early functional conservative therapy of fresh fibular capsular ligament rupture from the socioeconomic viewpoint.
He described the ligament as a "pearly, resistant, fibrous band," and since then, that piece of our anatomy has been variously referred to as the"(mid-third) lateral capsular ligament," "capsuloosseous layer of the iliotibial band" or now, definitively, the "anterolateral ligament.