Either of a pair of ligaments in the knee that cross each other and connect the femur to the tibia.
More example sentences
- Hyperextension can result in injury to the anterior cruciate ligament or posterior cruciate ligament.
- Those which took longest to recover involved the anterior cruciate ligament and knee cartilage.
- Primary stabilizers of the knee are the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments, the medial and lateral collateral ligaments, and the capsular ligaments.
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