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Ligaments are tough, ropy fibers that connect one bone to another. The four ligaments of the knee connect the upper leg bone (femur) to the lower leg bone (tibia) and stabilize knee movement.
Current as of: March 9, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
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