posterior ligament of knee

ar·cu·ate pop·lit·e·al lig·a·ment

[TA]
a broad fibrous band attached above to the lateral condyle of the femur and passing medially and downward, blending with the posterior part of the fibrous capsule of the knee joint, arching over the tendon of the popliteus muscle.

posterior ligament of knee

An obsolete term for the posterior part of the capsule of the knee joint that consists of fibres extending from the femoral to the tibial chondyles.
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