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Medical Term:

posterior cruciate ligament


Definition: the strong fibrous cord that extends from the posterior intercondylar area of the tibia to the anterior part of the lateral surface of the medial condyle of the femur.

Synonym(s): ligamentum cruciatum posteriusTA

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