anterior cruciate ligament

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an·te·ri·or cru·ci·ate lig·a·ment

[TA]
the ligament that extends from the anterior intercondylar area of the tibia to the posterior part of the medial surface of the lateral condyle of the femur.

an·te·ri·or cru·ci·ate lig·a·ment

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr krū'shē-ăt lig'ă-mĕnt) [TA]
The ligament that extends from the anterior intercondylar area of the tibia to the posterior part of the medial surface of the lateral condyle of the femur.
Synonym(s): ligamentum cruciatum anterius [TA] .
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Last fall during football season, he tore the ACL joint in his knee and missed virtually all of the season.
The 30-year-old made his first appearance for the Dubs in a challenge match last week after rupturing an ACL joint while on club duty 12 months ago.
The sale of food and drink is tied up in an ACL joint venture called IEC Experience Ltd with a catering company called Compass.
Poole suffered what appeared to be an ACL joint injury, while Willis left the pitch with a suspected broken thumb on a grim day in northern Italy.
The England camp was relieved that a scan on his ACL joint - which connects the collarbone to the shoulder - showed no evidence of structural damage.
The England camp were relieved that a scan on his ACL joint ( which connects the collar bone to the shoulder ( showed no evidence of structural damage.
The England camp were relieved that a scan on his ACL joint - which connects the collar bone to the shoulder - showed no evidence of structural damage.
Winger Pietersen, who started the game at the Subiaco Oval, tore his hamstring and had to be replaced after 64 minutes, while lock Bekker, a second-half substitute for Bakkies Botha, suffered a grade three ACL joint injury to his left shoulder.