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Anterior cruciate ligament


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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Google previewHorseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated (2005)

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, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Sports Studies (2012)

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.

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

English bootinduced anterior cruciate ligament injury A mechanism of knee injury that affects downhill–Alpine skiers, which occurs when skiers jump and land off balance, lean backward, with one arm held up and to the rear, and the ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

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.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Muscle and Skeletal Systems and Disorders (2005)

by Mary Harwell Sayler

anterior cruciate ligament injury Of the seven ligaments connecting the bones at the knee, the anterior cruciate ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

anterior chamber anterior corticospinal tract anterior cruciate ligament ( ACL) anterior cutaneous nerve anterior determinants of cusp anterior drawer sign ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Podiatry and Foot Science (2009)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Men's Health (2005)

by Glenn S. Rothfeld, Deborah S. Romaine

anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) One of the four ligaments ...

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