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Encyclopedia > Medial condyle of tibia
Bone: Medial condyle of tibia
Upper surface of right tibia. (Anterior is at top.)
Latin c. medialis tibiae
Gray's subject #61 256
Dorlands/Elsevier c_51/12254721

The medial condyle is the medial portion of the upper extremity of tibia. Wael is a bert. Image File history File links From Grays Anatomy File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Download high resolution version (800x729, 63 KB)Knee. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ... The upper extremity of the tibia (or proximal extremity) is large, and expanded into two eminences, the medial condyle and lateral condyle. ...


It is the site of insertion for the Semimembranosus muscle. The Semimembranosus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ...


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Lateral condyle can refer to: Lateral condyle of tibia Lateral condyle of femur This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ...

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III. Syndesmology. 7b. The Knee-joint. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. (3093 words)
Behind the capsule consists of vertical fibers which arise from the condyles and from the sides of the intercondyloid fossa of the femur; the posterior part of the capsule is therefore situated on the sides of and in front of the cruciate ligaments, which are thus excluded from the joint cavity.
It is attached to the posterior intercondyloid fossa of the tibia, and to the posterior extremity of the lateral meniscus; and passes upward, forward, and medialward, to be fixed into the lateral and front part of the medial condyle of the femur.
Into the groove on the medial condyle is fitted the anterior part of the medial meniscus, while the anterior cruciate ligament and the articular margin in front of the medial process of the tibial intercondyloid eminence are received into the forepart of the intercondyloid fossa of the femur.
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The patella is connected to the joint by the medial and patellar retinaculum ligaments and to the tuberosity of the tibia by the patellar ligament.
It articulates with the medial condyle of the femur and is cushioned from it by the medial meniscus.
The medial condyle of the tibia is connected to the medial condyle of the femur by the tibial collateral ligament.
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