No fracture, but the muscles and ligaments had been painfully torn.
It forms the ligaments which bind the whole frame-work together.
It's badly strained,—the ligaments are;—but fortunately no bones are broken.
Then trim off any skin or ligaments and grind the liver fine.
Each is attached by ligaments to the walls of the middle ear.
“Ricked it a bit; got one of the ligaments ...