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What is this structure?

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Anterior cruciate ligament of the knee

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What is this structure?

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Posterior cruciate ligament of the knee

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What is this structure?

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Lateral collateral ligament of the knee

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What is this structure?

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Medial collateral ligament of the knee

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What is this structure?

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Glenohumeral ligament of the shoulder

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What is this structure?

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Coracoacromial ligament of shoulder

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What is this structure?

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Coracoclavicular ligament of the shoulder 

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What is this structure?

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Acromoclavicular ligament of the shoulder

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What is this structure?

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Coracohumeral ligament of the shoulder

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What is this structure?

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Deltoid ligament of ankle

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What is this structure?

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Medial ligament of the elbow

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What is this structure?

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Lateral ligament of elbow

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What is this structure?

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Annular ligament of the elbow

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What is this structure?

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Sacroiliac ligament

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What is this structure?

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Sacrotubular ligament

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What is this structure?

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Sacrospinous ligament

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What is this structure?

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Lateral ligament of the ankle

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What is this structure?

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Ischiofemoral ligament of hip

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What is this structure?

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Ileofemoral ligament of hip

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What is this structure?

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Pubofemoral ligament of hip

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What is the function of this structure?

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Anterior cruciate ligament of the knee

Stops anterior dislocation of knee

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What is the function of this structure?

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Posterior cruciate ligament of the knee

Prevents femur from sliding posteriorly on tibia

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Where does the lateral collateral ligament extend to and from?

Lateral epicondyle of femur 

to lateral surface of head of fibula

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Where does the medial collateral ligament extend to and from?

Medial epicondyle of femur

to medial condyle and upper part of medial surface of tibia

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What is the function of this structure?

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Coracoacromial ligament of shoulder

Prevents superior displacement of humeral head

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What is the function of this structure?

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Coracohumeral ligament of the shoulder

Strengthens the superior aspect of the joint capsule

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What is the function of this structure?

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Ischiofemoral ligament of hip

Prevents hyperextension

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What is the function of this structure?

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Ileofemoral ligament of hip

Hyperextension of hip

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What is the function of this structure?

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Pubofemoral ligament of hip

Prevents hyperabduction of hip

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What is the clinical significance of this structure?

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Medial collateral ligament of the knee

Attatches to medial miniscus of the knee, and so if it tears there is a high chance of getting a medial miniscus tear as well.