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Medial Meniscotibial Ligament (Right)
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Medial Meniscotibial Ligament (Right)

Ligamentum meniscotibiale mediale

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The meniscotibial ligaments, or coronary ligaments of the knee, attach the outer inferior margins of the menisci to the tibial plateaus. They are part of the fibrous layer of the articular capsule of the knee.

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The meniscotibial ligaments are responsible for stabilizing the menisci of the knee joint. Although they anchor the menisci to the tibia, they also allow a controlled amount of anterior and posterior translation.

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Meniscotibial Ligament

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The more inferior component is referred to as the meniscotibial ligament and represents a short ligamentous structure that extends from the inferior aspect of the medial meniscus to the adjacent tibia.

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