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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of knee

Interior of right knee joint, anterior cruciate ligament

Image #190-5

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

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Dissection of knee
Interior of right knee joint, anterior cruciate ligament
The infrapatellar synovial fold (12) has been cut off to reveal the anterior cruciate ligament (9). Synovial membrane partially encloses the cruciate ligament.
1 . Patellar femoral surface
2 . Lateral epicondyle
3 . Lateral condyle of femur
4 . Superior articular surface of tibia
5 . Lateral meniscus
6 . Infrapatellar fat body
7 . Patellar articular surface
8 . Suprapatellar bursa
9 . Anterior cruciate ligament
10 . Medial condyle of femur
11 . Medial meniscus
12 . Infrapatellar synovial fold (cut off)