cruciate cruciate


  • (adj) shaped like a cross


  1. The crash went according to plan; with an awful pop, Street tore the anterior cruciate ligament.
  2. A torn ligament in practice for the 1992 Albertville Games, a broken collarbone later in the year and a torn anterior cruciate ligament in 1994 kept him off the piste.
  3. The home team's tight end is writhing in pain with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.


  1. ANN ARBOR: U-M researchers work on new treatments for athletes, like Victor Martinez, recovering from knee injuries

    ANN ARBOR — Striking the likes of Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose and Detroit Tigers’ Victor Martinez, tears in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are one of the most rampant and serious knee injuries among athletes.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Ann Arbor Journal

  2. Florida State loses TE Haplea to knee injury

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State tight end Kevin Haplea will miss the upcoming season after injuring his right knee during an offseason workout. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says in a statement that coaches learned early Thursday that Haplea had torn his anterior cruciate ligament. Haplea played 13 games for the Seminoles last season after transferring in August from Penn State. He was ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Boston Herald


    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Thorns midfielder Becky Edwards will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post


  1. "Clint will be scanned [Monday], but we feel it might be a posterior cruciate knee ligament, which would be very bad for us," Fulham manager Roy Hodgson said.
    on Jan 18, 2010 By: Roy Hodgson Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. "The scan [on Friday] was reassuring," Wenger said. "We will have another scan to see if that is confirmed. We were a little bit worried about cartilage or even the cruciate but there was none of that."
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Arsene Wenger Source:

  3. "It looks as though Deano will need surgery in a couple of weeks," manager Roy Keane told the club website. "It looks like it's a cruciate so that would rule him out for six or seven months. It's a bitter blow. We're missing his leadership...
    on Aug 24, 2007 By: Roy Keane Source: BBC Sport

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