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meniscus
anterior view of a knee joint

me·nis·cus

 (mə-nĭs′kəs)
n. pl. me·nis·ci (-nĭs′ī, -kī, -kē) or me·nis·cus·es
1. A crescent-shaped body.
2. A concavo-convex lens.
3. The curved upper surface of a nonturbulent liquid in a container that is concave if the liquid wets the container walls and convex if it does not.
4. A cartilage disk that acts as a cushion between the ends of bones that meet in a joint.

[New Latin, from Greek mēniskos, diminutive of mēnē, moon, month; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]

me·nis′cal (-kəl), me·nis′cate′ (-kăt′), me·nis′coid′ (-koid′), men′is·coi′dal (mĕn′ĭs-koid′l) adj.

meniscal

(mɪˈnɪskəl)
adj
relating to a meniscus
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After testing the intact meniscal state, a horizontal cleavage tear was created and included 50% of the width of the meniscus.
Their topics include anteromedial tibial tubercle transfer, meniscal repair using an all-inside technique, graft harvest techniques for knee ligament reconstruction, single-bundle transtibial posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, posterolateral corner reconstruction with fibular-based tunnel, and surgical techniques for osterochondritis dissecans in the skeletally immature.
The objective of the study was to determine the demographic attributes of meniscal tears cases and to assess the radiological findings before and after partial medial menisectomy.
If meniscal suturing, the recovery period is longer, about two months.
Background: Discoid lateral meniscus was a common meniscal dysplasia and was predisposed to tear.
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PE teacher Kathryn Stephens had a meniscal transplant - where a replacement meniscus, or 'knee cartilage', from a recently deceased donor is implanted into the knee.