Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of knee

Interior of right knee joint, posterior view of meniscofemoral and posterior cruciate ligaments

Image #191-3

KEYWORDS: Bones joints cartilage, Knee, Muscles and tendons.

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Dissection of knee
Interior of right knee joint, posterior view of meniscofemoral and posterior cruciate ligaments
The arcuate and oblique popliteal ligaments have been resected. The posterior meniscofemoral and posterior cruciate ligaments are visible.
1 . Body of femur
2 . Medial superior genicular artery
3 . Adductor magnus muscle (tendon at insertion on adductor tubercle)
4 . Articular capsule (cut across)
5 . Medial genicular artery (passing into intercondylar fossa)
6 . Medial condyle of femur
7 . Posterior cruciate ligament
8 . Posterior meniscofemoral ligament (ligament of Wrisberg)
9 . Semimembranosus muscle (tendon of insertion, cut off)
10 . Medial inferior genicular artery
11 . Body of tibia
12 . Lateral superior genicular artery
13 . Intercondylar line
14 . Lateral condyle of femur
15 . Collateral ligament of fibula
16 . Lateral meniscus
17 . Popliteus muscle (tendon of origin)
18 . Lateral condyle of tibia (articular surface)
19 . Biceps femoris muscle (tendon of insertion, cut off)
20 . Subpopliteal recess
21 . Lateral inferior genicular artery
22 . Head of fibula
23 . Posterior head of fibula ligament
24 . Popliteal artery (cut off)
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