menisci menisci


  1. (n) (anatomy) a disk of cartilage that serves as a cushion between the ends of bones that meet at a joint
  2. (n) (optics) a lens that is concave on one side and convex on the other
  3. (n) (physics) the curved upper surface of a nonturbulent liquid in a vertical tube


  • Purdue loses guard with season-ending knee injury

    Purdue guard Sterling Carter will miss the rest of the season with a season-ending knee injury. Coach Matt Painter issued a statement Monday saying that Carter, a senior, had torn the ACL and medial and lateral menisci in his right knee during Sunday's 76-57 loss at Nebraska. Carter was averaging 4.8 points in 15.1 minutes this season after transferring from Seattle University.
    on February 25, 2014     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

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