Anterior cruciate ligament without patella


Free illustration of the anatomy of the anterior cruciate ligament of a right human knee in a medial-anterior view. The anterior cruciate ligament stabilizes the knee joint by preventing the tibia from sliding forward relative to the femur.

Note: In the figure, the patella has been removed to better show the attachment of the anterior cruciate ligament. In addition, the distance from femur to tibia/fibula has been increased in the image for better visibility of the structures.

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