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The anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is one of the two cruciate ligaments in a human knee, notes WebMD. As one of the major ligaments in the knee, the ACL plays a key role in controlling knee movement and ensuring bon...

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Medline Plus indicates that ligaments exist to connect bones to other bones, and they usually to keep their arrangement stable. Ligaments are found throughout the body, especially in areas with many joints, such as the h...

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Knee ligaments are bands of fibrous tissue that hold the knee joint in place. They are the medial collateral ligament (MCL), the lateral collateral ligament (LCL), the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and the posterior c...

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ACL stands for anterior cruciate ligament, one of four main ligaments of the knee. The anterior cruciate ligament extends diagonally through the center of the knee and, along with the posterior cruciate ligament, allows ...

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The ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, is one of the four primary knee ligaments that stabilize the knee by holding together bones. The ACL is one of the two cruciate ligaments in the knee, with the other being the post...

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A diagram of the human knee is available online at WebMD. The diagram is labeled with different parts of the knee and is in color. It also shows ligaments, bones and muscle.

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There are four ligaments in the knee: the medial collateral, or MCL, the lateral collateral, or LCL, the posterior cruciate, or PCL, and the anterior cruciate, or ACL, explains Healthline. The collateral ligaments provid...

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