meniscofemoral ligament

me·nis·co·fem·o·ral ligament

(mə-nĭs′kō-fĕm′ər-əl)
n.
Either of two bands, anterior and posterior, that extend upward from the lateral meniscus, pass before and behind the posterior cruciate ligament, and reach the medial condyle of the femur.
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30) The function of the meniscofemoral ligament is to stabilize the lateral meniscus against the pull of the popliteus muscle.
The meniscofemoral ligaments are intimately associated with the PCL as they pass from the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus to the medial femoral condyle.
The transverse meniscal ligament and the meniscofemoral ligaments are other commonly visualized knee ligaments on MRI.
4) The meniscofemoral ligaments act as secondary stabilizers to posterior translation of the tibia, with the ligament of Humphrey located anterior to the PCL, and the ligament of Wrisberg located posterior to the PCL.