• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cruciation The act of torturing; torture; torment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cruciation The act of torturing; torment; excruciation.
    • n cruciation The state of being cruciate or cruciform; decussation.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. cruciatio,


In literature:

It may even slip past the condyle and into the intercondyloid notch, and come to lie against the cruciate ligaments.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles

In news:

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a ligament in the center of the knee that prevents the shin bone (tibia) from moving forward on the thigh bone (femur).
A slide show depicting the repair of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
Bozeman's Dane Fletcher is likely lost for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
The Texans mostly stayed out of the debate about whether the Monday night hit that resulted in Brian Cushing's torn anterior cruciate ligament was illegal or dirty.
Josh Gasser won't play this season due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Zak Merzouk listens as Dr Saadiq El-Amin discusses his progress since having surgery on his anterior cruciate ligament.
Texans lost defensive leader to torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Cushing suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
The New York Giants defense has suffered yet another blow as Jonathan Goff is out for the year with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
Jonathan Goff , the Giants starting middle linebacker, was diagnosed Tuesday with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
While his teammates went through off-season practices, Andrews was rehabilitating a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
One of the most iconic images from Bob Huggins ' tenure at West Virginia so far was him comforting Da'Sean Butler on the court in the Final Four against Duke in Indianapolis in 2010 after Butler suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
MIAMI — Iman Shumpert's splendid rookie season came to a devastating end Saturday afternoon when he tore the anterior cruciate ligament and the lateral meniscus in his left knee during the Knicks' 100-67 playoff loss to the Miami Heat.
" Ligaments that are inside your knee like the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) those are ones that can happen traumatically and or non-traumatically," says Dr Jeffrey Guy.
"MRI scans on John Terry's right knee thankfully show no significant damage to the cruciate ligaments ," Chelsea said.