Posterior intercondyloid fossa

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Bone: Posterior intercondyloid fossa
Upper surface of right tibia. (Posterior intercondyloid fossa visible at bottom.)
Latin area intercondylaris posterior tibiae
Gray's subject #61 256
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Posteriorly, the medial condyle and lateral condyle are separated from each other by a shallow depression, the posterior intercondyloid fossa (or intercondylar area), which gives attachment to part of the posterior cruciate ligament of the knee-joint.

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