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Capsular ligaments are part of the articular capsule that surrounds synovial joints. They act as mechanical reinforcements.

This definition incorporates text from the wikipedia website - Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia. (2004, July 22). FL: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from http://www.wikipedia.org

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Joints; Articular system > Bony joints > Synovial joint; Diarthrosis > Ligaments > Capsular ligaments