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Table 1 Directional distances between anatomic landmarks. MTE medial tibial eminence, ACL anterior cruciate ligament, LARA lateral anterior root attachment, EDLG extensor digitorum longus groove, LTE lateral tibial eminence, PCL posterior cruciate ligament

From: Qualitative and quantitative measurement of the anterior and posterior meniscal root attachments of the New Zealand white rabbit

  Average Distance ± SD (mm) Rangea (mm) Direction
To Medial Anterior Root Attachment (MARA)    
MTE Apex 6.1 ± 0.6 5.1 to 7.0 Anterior-Superior-Lateral
MTE Apex (anterior-posterior distance) 5.1 ± 0.4 4.5 to 6.1 Anterior
MTE Apex (inferior-superior distance) 0.8 ± 0.9 (−0.1) to 2.5 Superior
MTE Apex (medial-lateral distance) 3.1 ± 0.7 2.1 to 4.2 Lateral
ACL Center 3.4 ± 0.3 2.9 to 3.6 Anterior - Superior - Lateral
LARA Center 4.6 ± 0.3 4.1 to 5.0 Anterior - Inferior - Lateral
EDLG Apex 2.6 ± 0.3 2.1 to 3.1 Posterior - Superior - Medial
To Lateral Anterior Root Attachment (LARA)    
LTE Apex 7.0 ± 0.6 6.4 to 8.2 Anterior - Superior - Medial
LTE Apex (anterior-posterior distance) 5.1 ± 0.9 3.6 to 6.3 Anterior
LTE Apex (inferior-superior distance) 0.6 ± 1.1 (−0.9) to 2.5 Superior
LTE Apex (medial-lateral distance) 4.6 ± 0.6 (−5.3) to (−3.7) Medial
ACL Center 2.1 ± 0.5 1.2 to 2.7 Anterior - Superior - Medial
To Medial Posterior Root Attachment (MPRA)    
MTE Apex 1.8 ± 0.4 1.2 to 2.4 Posterior - Inferior - Lateral
MTE Apex (anterior-posterior distance) 0.1 ± 0.4 (−0.9) to 0.5 Posterior
MTE Apex (inferior-superior distance) 1.4 ± 0.6 (−2.3) to (−0.3) Inferior
MTE Apex (medial-lateral distance) 0.8 ± 0.7 0.1 to 1.8 Lateral
PCL Center 2.0 ± 0.7 0.5 to 2.6 Anterior - Superior - Lateral
  1. aNegative values indicate magnitudes in the posterior, inferior or medial direction