intercondylar fossa


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Related to intercondylar fossa: coronoid fossa, intercondylar eminence

in·ter·con·dy·lar fos·sa

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the deep fossa between the femoral condyles in which the cruciate ligaments are attached.
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Radiographic and computed tomographic evaluation of the canine intercondylar fossa in normal stifles and after notchplasty in stable and unstable stifles.
All are valuable and are used to demonstrate the intercondylar fossa; however, the positions presented in this article are consistent in keeping the femur at a 70[degrees] angle to the plane of the IR and a perpendicular CR.
The resulting radiograph is similar in appearance to the intercondylar fossa projection, or notch projection.