Powierzchnia stawowa górna - Facies articularis superior

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The superior articular surface presents two smooth articular facets.

The central portions of these facets articulate with the condyles of the femur, while their peripheral portions support the menisci of the knee-joint, which here intervene between the two bones.

Between the articular facets, but nearer the posterior than the anterior aspect of the bone, is the intercondyloid eminence (spine of tibia), surmounted on either side by a prominent tubercle, on to the sides of which the articular facets are prolonged; in front of and behind the intercondyloid eminence are rough depressions for the attachment of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments and the menisci.


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Anatomia ogólna > Kości; układ szkieletowy > Kośćiec kończyn > Kości kończyny dolnej > Część wolna kończyny dolnej > Kość piszczelowa > Powierzchnia stawowa górna

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