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me·nis·ci

(mĕ-nis'sī), Avoid the mispronunciation men-is'kī.
Plural of meniscus.

menisci

See meniscus.

menisci

Plural of meniscus, see there.

me·nis·ci

(mĕ-nis'ī)
Plural of meniscus.

menisci

crescent-shaped, fibrocartilage wedges of superior articular surface of tibia, within knee joint; menisci inner margins attach to (non-articular) intercondylar area of tibial platform (see knee joint)
  • lateral meniscus almost circular crescent of fibrocartilage

  • medial meniscus elongated fibrocartilage crescent; may be torn during sudden turning movements of leg; detached fragment may lock knee in extension

menisci

plural form of meniscus.
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Imaging of menisci and ligaments were performed in all three standard planes (sagittal, coronal and axial).
Studies on the chemical composition of the menisci of the knee joint with special reference to the horizontal cleavage lesion.
Traumatic meniscal lesion is most commonly a break at one of the two menisci (medial and lateral), which can be complete rupture or not, with:
Discoid lateral meniscus is thicker and discoid shaped and covers greater area of the tibial plateau than normal menisci.
The menisci are two crescent--shaped pieces of fibrocartilage, which act to increase the congruency of the hnee joint by deepening the articular cup of the tibia, and increasing stabilisation of the femoral condyles.
Although conventional radiography and computed tomography (CT) are frequently used for detection of osseous injuries of the knee, MRI with its much better soft tissue contrast remains the main imaging modality of excellence for accurately depicting abnormalities of articular cartilage and soft tissue injuries of tendons, ligaments, and the menisci.
Load-bearing mode of the knee joint: physical behavior of the knee joint with or without menisci.
At the time of the surgery the patient was informed that the tears in the menisci were not addressed and would be corrected at a later date.
However, the morphometric parameters related to the fetal menisci are scarce in available literature.
Filling of the Drainage Tubing: Evolution and Locations of the Fluid Menisci
Menisci are present in the knees and the acromioclavicular, sternoclavicular, and temporomandibular joints.