What does ACL stand for?

Anterior cruciate ligament

An acronym for one of the four major ligaments in the human knee.

The ACL acronym is often seen in relation to a sports injury, which is one of the most common ligament injuries to the knee. The ACL can be sprained or completely torn off as a result of trauma or degeneration.


"I can't believe he's already back on the field after tearing his ACL just 8 months ago!"

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Last Updated: November 5, 2014

ACL definition

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