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Medical Term:

lateral meniscus

 

Definition: crescentic intraarticular cartilage of the knee joint attached to the lateral border of the upper articular surface of the tibia, occupying the space surrounding the contacting surfaces of the femur and tibia.

Synonym(s): meniscus lateralisTA, external semilunar fibrocartilage

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