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Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Descriptions of Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Anterior Cruciate Ligament : A strong ligament of the knee that originates from the posteromedial portion of the lateral condyle of the femur, passes anteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the depression in front of the intercondylar eminence of the tibia.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Anterior Cruciate Ligament: The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the ligaments of the knee. The anterior cruciate ligament consists of connective tissue, which attaches the femur to the tibia and helps to bind, protect and stabilize the knee joint.

Conditions that can afflict the anterior cruciate ligament include dislocations, trauma, sprains, and ligament tears.

Closely Related Organs: Anterior Cruciate Ligament

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Anterior Cruciate Ligament

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Other Names: Anterior Cruciate Ligament

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Sub Parts: Anterior Cruciate Ligament

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Anterior Cruciate Ligament:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Anterior Cruciate Ligament

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