Posterior meniscofemoral ligament

Posterior meniscofemoral ligament
From lateral meniscus
To femur
Latin ligamentum meniscofemorale posterius
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.

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