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Lateral meniscus

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  • lateral meniscus — n MENISCUS (2a(1)) …   Medical dictionary

  • Lateral meniscus — Infobox Anatomy Name = Lateral meniscus Latin = meniscus lateralis GraySubject = 93 GrayPage = 343 Caption = Head of right tibia seen from above, showing menisci and attachments of ligaments. Caption2 = Left knee joint from behind, showing… …   Wikipedia

  • Lateral meniscus of the knee — The word meniscus refers to a crescent shaped structure. The lateral meniscus of the knee is a thickened crescent shaped cartilage pad between the two joints formed by the femur (the thigh bone) and the tibia (the shin bone). The meniscus acts as …   Medical dictionary

  • Meniscus — The word meniscus comes from the Greek and refers to a crescent shaped structure. Today a meniscus is something that is shaped like a crescent moon or a croissant pastry. A meniscus can be an anatomic feature. For example, the medial meniscus of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Meniscus, lateral knee — The word meniscus refers to a crescent shaped structure. The lateral meniscus of the knee is a thickened crescent shaped cartilage pad between the two joints formed by the femur (the thigh bone) and the tibia (the shin bone). The meniscus acts as …   Medical dictionary

  • meniscus lateralis articulationis genus — [TA] lateral meniscus of knee joint: a crescent shaped disk of fibrocartilage, but nearly circular in form, attached to the lateral margin of the superior articular surface of the tibia …   Medical dictionary

  • lateral semilunar cartilage — n MENISCUS (2a(1)) …   Medical dictionary

  • Meniscus (anatomy) — For other uses, see Meniscus, Lens (optics)#Types of simple lenses, and Meniscus Film Festival. Meniscus (anatomy) Head of right tibia seen from above, showing menisci and attachments of ligaments …   Wikipedia

  • Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) of the knee — The knee joint is surrounded by a joint capsule with ligaments strapping the inside and outside of the joint (collateral ligaments) as well as crossing within the joint (cruciate ligaments). These ligaments provide stability and strength to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • meniscus articularis — [TA] articular meniscus: a pad, commonly a wedge shaped crescent of fibrocartilage or dense fibrous tissue, found in some synovial joints; one side forms a marginal attachment at the articular capsule and the other two sides extend into the joint …   Medical dictionary

  • Tear of meniscus — Classification and external resources Head of right tibia seen from above, showing menisci and attachments of ligaments ICD 10 Current injury S …   Wikipedia


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