meniscofemoral ligament

[ mə-nĭs′kō-fĕmər-əl ]

n.

Either of two bands, anterior and posterior, that extend upward from the lateral meniscus, pass before and behind the posterior cruciate ligament, and reach the medial condyle of the femur.

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