Posterior meniscofemoral ligament

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Posterior meniscofemoral ligament
Details
Latin ligamentum meniscofemorale posterius
From lateral meniscus
To femur
Identifiers
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12492591
TA A03.6.08.004
FMA 76855
Anatomical terminology

The Posterior meniscofemoral ligament is a small fibrous band of the knee joint. It attaches to the posterior area of the lateral meniscus and crosses superiorly and medially behind the posterior cruciate ligament to attach to the medial condyle of the femur.

It forms with articulatio meniscolateralis anterior articulatio mesicofemoralis which is the upper floor of articulatio genus. It flexes and extends functionally as ginglymus with frontal axis.