It may even slip past the condyle and into the intercondyloid notch, and come to lie against the cruciate ligaments.
Each pileated piece of the skeleton has four equal, cruciate, triangular meshes.
Cruciato-complicatus: folded crosswise: incumbent wings when the inner margins overlap; not well distinguished from cruciate.
"cross-shaped," from Modern Latin cruciatus, from Latin crux (genitive crucis) "cross" (see cross (n.)). Obsolete meaning "tormented" is 1530s, from Latin cruciat-, past participle stem of cruciare "cause pain or anguish to," literally "crucify," from crux.
cruciate cru·ci·ate (krōō'shē-āt') or cru·cial (krōō'shəl)
Having the form of a cross, as in certain ligaments of the knee.
Arranged in or forming a cross, as for a bandage.
Overlapping or crossing, as the wings of some insects when at rest.