Cruciate

Cruciate, and similar words, can mean:-

  • The cruciate ligaments in the knee.
  • For a magic spell in the Harry Potter scenario, see crucio.

Other articles related to "cruciate":

Triple Tibial Osteotomy - Cranial Cruciate Ligament
... The cranial cruciate ligament is thought to be able to resist a force equivalent to four times the weight of the dog before it ruptures, but often the ligament is weakened by arthritis that is present in the joint ... is to provide nutrition to the cartilage and the cruciate ligaments ... but what causes the arthritis in the first place – a partial cruciate tear? ...
Cruciate Anastomosis
... The cruciate anastomosis is an anastomosis in the upper thigh of the inferior gluteal artery, the lateral and medial circumflex femoral arteries, and the first ... The cruciate anastomosis is clinically relevant because if there is a blockage between the femoral artery and external iliac artery, blood can reach the ...
Cruciate Ligament Of Atlas
... The cruciform ligament of atlas (cruciate may substitute for cruciform, and dens may substitute for atlas) is a cruciate ligament in the neck forming part of the atlanto-axial joint ...
Tibial-plateau-leveling Osteotomy
... the stifle joint after ruptures of the cranial cruciate ligament (analogous to the anterior cruciate ligament in humans, and sometimes colloquially called the same) ... Anatomy and pathogenesis of cranial cruciate rupture ... The cranial cruciate ligament runs from the cranila mid part of the tibial intercondylar eminance to the lateral condyle of the femur ...
Tightrope CCL
... extracapsular stabilization of the canine cranial cruciate ligament-deficient stifle joint ... The cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) stabilizes the dog knee much like the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) does in humans ... modalities currently being used in the treatment of cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) deficiency, which is a common and costly problem in dogs and sometimes cats ...