NLM Logo

Anterior Cruciate Ligament MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Anterior Cruciate Ligament
Tree Number(s)
A02.513.514.100
A02.835.583.512.100
A10.165.669.514.100
Unique ID
D016118
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016118
Annotation
/surg: consider also ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION
Scope Note
A strong ligament of the knee that originates from the posteromedial portion of the lateral condyle of the femur, passes anteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the depression in front of the intercondylar eminence of the tibia.
Entry Term(s)
Anterior Cranial Cruciate Ligament
Cranial Cruciate Ligament
Cruciate Ligament, Anterior
NLM Classification #
WE 870
Previous Indexing
Knee Joint (1966-1990)
Ligaments, Articular (1966-1990)
See Also
Medial Collateral Ligament, Knee
Posterior Cruciate Ligament
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Entry Combination
injuries:Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/02/12
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Preferred
Anterior Cranial Cruciate Ligament Related
page delivered in 0.175s