There Are More Ligaments In Heaven And Earth, Horatio, Than Are Dreamt Of In Your Philosophy

November 7, 2013, 1:36 am

Especially in the knee:

Two knee surgeons at University Hospitals Leuven have provided the first full anatomical description of a previously enigmatic ligament in the human knee. The ligament appears to play an important role in patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears.

It’s fascinating over my lifetime to watch scientific truth shift gradually (or not so gradually): an extra ligament here, 40 billion earth-like planets there.

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