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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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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