anterolateral ligament

noun

Medical Definition of anterolateral ligament

: a ligament that connects the lateral epicondyle of the femur with the front and outer side of the tibia near the lateral meniscus of the knee and is thought to stabilize the knee by controlling internal rotation of the tibia

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“Anterolateral ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anterolateral%20ligament. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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