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The meniscus (plural: menisci , from the Greek for " crescent ") is the curve in the upper surface of a standing body of liquid, produced in response to the surface of the container or another object. It can be either convex or concave . A convex meniscus occurs when the molecules have

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The lateral meniscus , also called the external semilunar fibrocartilage , is a fibrocartilaginous band that spans the lateral side of the interior of the knee joint. It is one of two menisci of the knee, the other being the medial meniscus . It is nearly circular and covers a larger portion

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A meniscus corrector is a negative meniscus lens that is used to correct spherical aberration in image-forming optical systems such as catadioptric telescopes . They work by having the equal but opposite spherical aberration of the objective they are designed to correct (usually a spherical

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The meniscus is the cartilage in the knee which separates the thigh bone ( femur ) from the lower leg bone ( tibia ). A meniscus transplant consists of taking out a worn or damaged meniscus and replacing it with a new one from a donor. The meniscus to be transplanted is taken from a

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Pavel Bure print that pageTimeline of Pavel Bure


Selected 113th overall in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft by Vancouver, he began his NHL career in 1991–92 and won the Calder Memorial Trophy as the league's best rookie, then helped the Canucks to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1994 . After seven seasons with the Canucks, Bure was dealt to the Panthers

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In anatomy , a meniscus (from Greek μηνίσκος meniskos , "crescent" [ 1 ] ) is a crescent-shaped fibrocartilaginous structure that, in contrast to articular disks , only partly divides a joint cavity. [ 2 ] In humans it is present in the knee , acromioclavicular , sternoclavicular

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Current injury S 83.2 Old tear M 23.2 ICD - 9 836.0 - 836.2 In sports and orthopedics , a tear of a meniscus is a rupturing of one or more of the fibrocartilage strips in the knee called menisci . When doctors and patients refer to "torn cartilage" in the knee, they actually may

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The medial meniscus is a fibrocartilage semicircular band that spans the knee joint medially, located between the medial condyle of the femur and the medial condyle of the tibia . [ 1 ] It is also referred to as the internal semilunar fibrocartilage . It is a common site of injury,

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The Watanabe classification of discoid lateral meniscus is: (A) Incomplete Tear, (B) Complete Tear, and C) Wrisberg-ligament variant [ 2 ] Normally, the meniscus is a thin crescent-shaped piece of cartilage that lies between the weight bearing joint surfaces of the femur and the tibia