tibial collateral ligamentmedical dictionary

<anatomy> The broad fibrous band that passes from the medial epicondyle of the femur to the medial margin and medial surface of the tibia; the medial meniscus is attached to its deep surface; it is continuous with (a thickening of) the fibrous capsule of the knee joint.

Synonyms: ligamentum collaterale tibiale, medial ligament of knee.

(05 Mar 2000)