Anterior cruciate ligament
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The anterior cruciate ligament is a cruciate ligament which is one of the four major ligaments of the human knee. In the quadruped stifle, based on its anatomical position, it is also referred to as the cranial cruciate ligament.
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by Equine Research
The anterior cruciate ligament and the medial collateral ligament are most frequently damaged, and an injury to one of these often involves the other as well . The lateral collateral ligament and posterior cruciate ligament may also be damaged, ...
by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf
A pathologic anterior translation without a clear end point is caused by a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee or a tear of the anterior talofibular ligament in the ankle. The knee test is performed with the patient in supine position.
by Chris Brooker
anterior cruciate ligament a major ligament within the knee joint ( Figure A.9). It is important in stabilizing the knee by limiting the chance of hyperextending the tibia beyond the femur, and is also concerned with proprioception.
by Mary Harwell Sayler
anterior cruciate ligament injury Of the seven ligaments connecting the bones at the knee, the anterior cruciate ...
anterior chamber anterior corticospinal tract anterior cruciate ligament ( ACL) anterior cutaneous nerve anterior determinants of cusp anterior drawer sign ...
by Jean Mooney
to the distal femur intercondylar fossa; both ligaments are relatively tensed throughout knee movement anterior cruciate ligament passes upwards and backwards from anterior part of tibial intercondylar area to posterior part of medial surface ...
by Glenn S. Rothfeld, Deborah S. Romaine
anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) One of the four ligaments ...
by Michael Kent
anterior cruciate ligament See cruciate ligament. anterior drawer test A clinical test commonly used to determine ligamentous laxity in a sprained ankle or knee. When anticholinergic 45 examining the ankle, the tibia and fibula are.
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