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semilunar cartilage

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

(sem-i-loo-ner)

one of a pair of crescent-shaped cartilages in the knee joint situated between the femur and tibia.

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semilunar cartilage

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

(sem-i-loo-ner)

one of a pair of crescent-shaped cartilages in the knee joint situated between the femur and tibia.

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semilunar cartilage

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 19 words.

One of two crescent-shaped cartilages in the knee joint between the femur and tibia. See also meniscus.

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Humphrey's ligament

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A ligament connecting the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus (semi-lunar cartilage) in the knee to the femur. The fibres of this ligament are anterior to those of the posterior cruciate...

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Humphrey's ligament

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 34 words.

A ligament connecting the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus (semi-lunar cartilage) in the knee to the femur. The fibres of this ligament are anterior to those of the posterior cruciate...

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meniscus

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 66 words.

A semilunar disc of fibrocartilage separating articular cartilage of some joints. In the knee, menisci are located between the tibial and femoral condyles. They modify the shape of the...

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cartilage

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 86 words.

Tough and flexible connective tissue that forms the skeleton of an embryo and most of the skeleton of infants. As a child grows, much of the cartilage is converted to bone. Cartilage is...

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meniscal tear

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 329 words.

Damage of a meniscus (semi-lunar cartilage) in the knee. The cartilage is usually detached by a rotatory stress, for example, when the knee is twisted. Meniscal tears may occur as a result...

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meniscal tear

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Damage of a meniscus (semi-lunar cartilage) in the knee. The cartilage is usually detached by a rotatory stress, for example, when the knee is twisted. Meniscal tears may occur as a result...

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