One of a pair of ligaments arranged like a letter X.[1] They occur in several joints of the body, such as the knee. In a fashion similar to the cords in a toy Jacob's ladder, the crossed ligaments stabilize the joint while allowing a very large range of motion[WP]. [ ]

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has broad synonym

cruciate ligament

cruciform ligament

has related synonym

intracapsular ligament



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