semilunar cartilage

semilunar cartilage n MENISCUS (2a)

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one of a pair of crescent-shaped cartilages in the knee joint situated between the femur and tibia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • semilunar cartilage — noun (anatomy) a disk of cartilage that serves as a cushion between the ends of bones that meet at a joint • Syn: ↑meniscus • Topics: ↑anatomy, ↑general anatomy • Hypernyms: ↑cartilage, ↑gri …   Useful english dictionary

  • semilunar cartilage — noun a crescent shaped cartilage in the knee …   English new terms dictionary

  • semilunar cartilage — one of a pair of crescent shaped cartilages in the knee joint situated between the femur and tibia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • semilunar cartilage — /sɛmiˈlunə katəlɪdʒ/ (say semee loohnuh kahtuhlij) noun one of two cartilages inside the knee joint …   Australian English dictionary

  • semilunar cartilage of knee joint external — meniscus lateralis articulationis genus …   Medical dictionary

  • semilunar cartilage of knee joint internal — meniscus medialis articulationis genus …   Medical dictionary

  • lateral semilunar cartilage — n MENISCUS (2a(1)) …   Medical dictionary

  • medial semilunar cartilage — n MENISCUS (2a(2)) …   Medical dictionary

  • Мениск Суставной (Semilunar Cartilage) — парное фибрознохрящевое образование коленного сустава, имеющее вид полумесяца и расположенное между бедренной и большеберцовой костями. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • semilunar fibrocartilage — noun or semilunar cartilage : one of the crescentic lamellae of fibrocartilage that border and partly cover the articulating surfaces on the head of the tibia : the medial or lateral meniscus …   Useful english dictionary

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