Posterior ligament of knee

Revision as of 21:16, 3 October 2005 by WikiConvertor (Talk)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

posterior ligament of knee --> arcuate popliteal ligament

(Science: anatomy) 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.

Synonym: ligamentum popliteum arcuatum, popliteal arch, posterior ligament of knee.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Posterior_ligament_of_knee&oldid=48611"
First | Previous (Posterior labial commissure) | Next (Posterior longitudinal bundle) | Last
Advertisement
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.