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Transverse ligament of knee

Other Terms: Ligamentum transversum genus, Ligament transverse du genou

Parts

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Group

Lower limb joints - Knee

Description

This is a variable continuation of the anterior horn of the medial meniscus that crosses the front of the tibia transversely to blend with the anterior peripheral margin of the lateral meniscus. It has various ranges of thickness and is often absent.

Function

Stabilizes the medial meniscus.

Latin

Ligamentum transversum genus

French

Ligament transverse du genou

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