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cruciate

[′krü·shē‚āt]
(anatomy)
Resembling a cross.
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The anterior cruciate ligament provides 90% of the leg's stability.
This point anatomically is 7mm medial to the posterior margin of meniscus horn and 7mm in front of anterior cruciate ligament [8, 27].
When Ervin ruptured his cruciate at Linfield, it was his left knee and he admits if he had suffered the same injury to the same leg, he may have given retirement more thought.
When I turned, I heard the cruciate crack and that was it.
Accies revealed the anterior cruciate graft appeared to be intact but doctors are monitoring a partial sprain.
The cruciate ligament is an important structure in dogs' stifles as it holds the femur and the tibia in alignment so the joint can function properly.
1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan Grant, Daniel Sepulveda and Morgan Burnett would all be headed to Dallas, TX next week, to play major roles in the year's most important game, except for one injury that all three are currently rehabilitating - tears in their Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL).
Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a metaanalysis comparing patellar tendon and hamstring tendon autografts.
The coastal club's official website mentioned that the 25-year-old suffered a cruciate ligament rupture during a recent friendly game.
Aruna Dindane has been out for eight months with a cruciate ligament injury and hasn't kicked a ball.
As reported in the Gazette last week, the gifted 21-year-old defender suffered a suspected third cruciate injury inside 15 months during his loan spell at Norwich.
By preserving the cruciate ligaments, we would expect the Journey Deuce Knee System to feel and bend more like their normal knee than any other implant available," said surgeon inventor Dr.