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tibial collateral ligament


Definition: the broad fibrous band that passes from the medial epicondyle of the femur to the medial margin and medial surface of the tibia; the medial meniscus is attached to its deep surface; it is continuous with (is a thickening of) the fibrous capsule of the knee joint.

Synonym(s): ligamentum collaterale tibialeTA, medial ligament of knee

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