Definition of Cruciate. Meaning of Cruciate. Synonyms of Cruciate

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Definition of Cruciate

Cruciate
Cruciate Cru"ci*ate (kr?"sh?-?t or -sh?t; 106), a. [L. cruciatus, p. p. of cruciare to crucify, torture, fr. crux, crucis, a cross. See Cross.] 1. Tormented. [Obs.] --Bale. 2. (Bot.) Having the leaves or petals arranged in the form of a cross; cruciform.
Cruciate
Cruciate Cru"ci*ate (kr?"sh?-?t), v. t. To torture; to torment. [Obs.] See Excruciate. --Bale.

Meaning of Cruciate from wikipedia

- The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of a pair of cruciate ligaments (the other being the posterior cruciate ligament) in the human knee. The 2...
- Cruciate ligaments (also cruciform ligaments) are pairs of ligaments arranged like a letter X. They occur in several joints of the body, such as the knee...
- Cruciate, and similar words, can mean: The cruciate ligaments in the knee For a magic spell in the Harry Potter scenario, see crucio Latin and early-English...
- Anterior cruciate ligament injury is when the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is either stretched, partially torn, or completely torn. The most common...
- The posterior cruciate ligament (or PCL) is one of the four major ligaments of the knee. It connects the posterior intercondylar area of the tibia to the...
- The cruciate anastomosis is a circulatory anastomosis in the upper thigh of the inferior gluteal artery, the lateral and medial cir****flex femoral arteries...
- Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL reconstruction) is a surgical tissue graft replacement of the anterior cruciate ligament, located in the...
- The cruciform ligament of atlas (cruciate may substitute for cruciform) is a cruciate ligament in the neck forming part of the atlanto-axial joint. The...
- known as a blown knee among other names, is an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament, and meniscus. Analysis during the...
- The function of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is to prevent the femur from sliding off the anterior edge of the tibia and to prevent the tibia...
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