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oblique popliteal ligament

n :  a strong broad flat fibrous ligament that passes obliquely across and strengthens the posterior part of the knee and is derived esp. from the tendon of the semimembranosus muscle - compare ARCUATE POPLITEAL LIGAMENT  .

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