Collateral ligament of knee

Collateral ligament of knee

Collateral ligament of knee can refer to:


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  • collateral ligament — n any of various ligaments on one or the other side of a hinge joint (as the knee, elbow, or the joints between the phalanges of the toes and fingers): as a) LATERAL COLLATERAL LIGAMENT b) MEDIAL COLLATERAL LIGAMENT …   Medical dictionary

  • Medial collateral ligament — Ligament: Medial collateral ligament Diagram of the right knee. (Medial collateral ligament labeled at center right.) Latin ligamentum collaterale tibiale …   Wikipedia

  • collateral ligament — noun : any of various ligaments on one or the other side of a hinge joint (as the knee, elbow, or the joints between the phalanges of the toes and fingers) ; especially : either of two ligaments of the knee that help stabilize it by preventing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fibular collateral ligament — Infobox Ligament Name = Fibular collateral ligament Latin = ligamentum collaterale fibulare GraySubject = 93 GrayPage = 341 Caption = Left knee joint from behind, showing interior ligaments. (Fibular collateral ligament labeled at center left.)… …   Wikipedia

  • Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) of the knee — The knee joint is surrounded by a joint capsule with ligaments strapping the inside and outside of the joint (collateral ligaments) as well as crossing within the joint (cruciate ligaments). These ligaments provide stability and strength to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • LCL (lateral collateral ligament) of the knee — The knee joint is surrounded by a joint capsule with ligaments strapping the inside and outside of the joint (collateral ligaments) as well as crossing within the joint (cruciate ligaments). These ligaments provide stability and strength to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • MCL (medial collateral ligament) of the knee — The knee joint is surrounded by a joint capsule with ligaments strapping the inside and outside of the joint (collateral ligaments) as well as crossing within the joint (cruciate ligaments). These ligaments provide stability and strength to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Medial collateral ligament (MCL) of the knee — The knee joint is surrounded by a joint capsule with ligaments strapping the inside and outside of the joint (collateral ligaments) as well as crossing within the joint (cruciate ligaments). These ligaments provide stability and strength to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • lateral collateral ligament — n 1) a ligament that connects the lateral epicondyle of the femur with the lateral side of the head of the fibula and that helps to stabilize the knee by preventing lateral dislocation called also fibular collateral ligament, LCL compare MEDIAL… …   Medical dictionary

  • medial collateral ligament — n 1) a ligament that connects the medial epicondyle of the femur with the medial condyle and medial surface of the tibia and that helps to stabilize the knee by preventing lateral dislocation called also MCL, tibial collateral ligament compare… …   Medical dictionary

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