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Posterior Cruciate Ligament MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Posterior Cruciate Ligament
Tree Number(s)
A02.513.514.600
A02.835.583.512.600
A10.165.669.514.600
Unique ID
D016119
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016119
Annotation
a ligament of the knee
Scope Note
A strong ligament of the knee that originates from the anterolateral surface of the medial condyle of the femur, passes posteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the posterior intercondylar area of the tibia.
Entry Term(s)
Cruciate Ligament, Posterior
NLM Classification #
WE 870
Previous Indexing
Knee Joint (1973-1990)
Ligaments, Articular (1973-1990)
See Also
Anterior Cruciate Ligament
Medial Collateral Ligament, Knee
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/02/12
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Posterior Cruciate Ligament Preferred
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