Translation: from english

Ligament, posterior cruciate

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  • Ligament, posterior cruciate — 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

  • posterior cruciate ligament — n a cruciate ligament of each knee that is attached medially in back between the condyles of the tibia, that passes upward and forward through the middle of the knee crossing the anterior cruciate ligament to attach to the medial aspect of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Posterior cruciate ligament — Infobox Ligament Name = PAGENAME Latin = ligamentum cruciatum posterius genus GraySubject = 93 GrayPage = 342 Caption = Diagram of the knee Caption2 = From = posterior intercondylar area of the tibia To = medial condyle of the femur MeshName =… …   Wikipedia

  • Cruciate ligament, posterior — 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

  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) — 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

  • posterior cruciate ligament — noun Date: 1981 a cruciate ligament of each knee that attaches the back of the tibia with the front of the femur and functions especially to limit the backward motion of the tibia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • posterior cruciate ligament — noun See cruciate ligament …   Australian English dictionary

  • PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) — 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

  • Cruciate ligament of knee — can refer to: * Anterior cruciate ligament * Posterior cruciate ligament …   Wikipedia

  • Ligament — Diagram of the right knee. Typical joint In …   Wikipedia

  • Cruciate ligament of atlas — Ligament: Cruciate ligament of atlas Membrana tectoria, transverse, and alar ligaments. ( Transverse ligament and vertical portion visible intersecting at center.) Latin ligamentum cruciforme atlantis …   Wikipedia

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