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Falx inguinalis

Falx inguinalis --> conjoint tendon Common tendon of insertion of the transversus and obliquus internus muscles into the... Read More

Control of Body Movement

Motor Control Hierarchy A motor program is the pattern of neural activities required to perform a movement is created and... Read More

Achilles reflex

Definition noun, plural: Achilles reflexes A stretch reflex wherein the foot jerks towards the plantar surface by reflex as... Read More

Patellar reflex

Definition noun, plural: patellar reflexes A stretch reflex wherein the anterior muscles of the thigh contracts by reflex as... Read More

Skeletal system

Definition noun An organ system whose primary function is for structural support and protection, and consists basically of... Read More

Sinew

sinew 1. (Science: anatomy) A tendon or tendonous tissue. See Tendon. 2. Muscle; nerve. 3. That which supplies strength or... Read More

Dense regular connective tissue

Definition noun A form of dense connective tissue characterized by extracellular fibers (in particular, collagen fibers)... Read More

Proprioceptor

Definition noun, plural: proprioceptors A sensory receptor located in the subcutaneous tissues, and is capable of detecting... Read More

Collagen fiber

Definition noun, plural: collagen fibers A fiber in the extracellular matrix of connective tissues characterized by being... Read More

Dense connective tissue

Definition noun A type of connective tissue that contains chiefly of collagen fibers (type I collagen) relative to the... Read More

Myotenositis

myotenositis inflammation of a muscle with its tendon. Origin: myo-- G. Tenon, tendon, - -itis,... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Patella

patella (Science: anatomy) The knee cap. The quadriceps tendon attaches to it above and the patellar tendon below. A small... Read More

Myxoid degeneration

Definition noun A degenerative process in which the connective tissues are replaced by a gelatinous or mucoid... Read More

Tenorrhaphy

tenorrhaphy suture of the divided ends of a tendon. Synonym: tendinosuture, tendon suture, tenosuture. Origin: teno-- G.... Read More

Knee

Knee 1. In man, the joint in the middle part of the leg. 2. (Science: anatomy) The joint, or region of the joint, between... Read More

Multipennate muscle

Definition noun A type of pennate muscle wherein the diagonal muscle fibers are in multiple rows with the central tendon... Read More

Tenalgia

tenalgia pain referred to a tendon. Synonym: tenodynia, tenontodynia. Origin: G. Tenon, tendon, - algos,... Read More

Microfibril

Definition noun, plural: microfibrils (1) (cell biology) A microtubule or microfilament within the cell; an extremely small,... Read More

Unipennate muscle

Definition noun A type of pennate muscle wherein the muscle fibers or fascicles are all in one side of the... Read More

Cubital fossa

Definition noun (anatomy) The fossa in the anterior of the cubitus, or simply the depression in front of the... Read More

Antecubital fossa

Definition noun (anatomy) The fossa in the anterior of the cubitus, or simply the depression in front of the... Read More

Equilibrioception

Definition noun, plural: The sense of balance in humans and animals that involves visual system, vestibular system, and... Read More

Nerve

nerve 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibres, with the accompanying tissues, which transmit... Read More

Bipennate muscle

Definition noun A type of pennate muscle wherein the muscle fibers or fascicles are in opposite sides of the central... Read More

Penniform muscle

Definition noun A flat muscle with fascicles arranged obliquely to the central tendon. Supplement Penniform muscles,... Read More

Intratendinous bursa of elbow

Intratendinous bursa of elbow a bursa sometimes present within the tendon of insertion of the triceps brachii. Synonym:... Read More

Stretch

stretch 1. To reach out; to extend; to put forth. And stretch forth his neck long and small. (Chaucer) I in conquest... Read More

Muscle tissue

Definition noun, plural: muscle tissues An animal tissue capable of contracting, and therefore enables movement or tension... Read More

Scleroprotein

Definition noun, plural: scleroproteins A type of protein characterized by being fibrous and its function which is to... Read More

Pantherinae

Definition noun A taxonomic subfamily belonging to the family Felidae, and includes the genera Panthera and... Read More

Digastric muscle

Digastric muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the suprahyoid group of muscles consisting of two bellies united by a central... Read More

Ganglion

Definition noun, plural: ganglia (1) (anatomy) A mass of nerve cell bodies outside the central nervous system. (2)... Read More

Hypotonic solution

Hypotonic Solution Definition What is a hypotonic solution? It refers to a solution that contains a lower amount of solute... Read More

Neuroglia

Definition noun, plural: neuroglia A cell that surrounds a nerve cell that is responsible for providing mechanical and... Read More

Compartments

Compartment syndrome (Science: syndrome) a group of symptoms which indicate a nerve, blood vessel or tendon is being... Read More

Pennate muscle

Definition noun A flat muscle with fascicles arranged obliquely to the central tendon. Supplement Pennate muscles can... Read More

Jugulo-omohyoid node

Jugulo-omohyoid node --> jugulo-omohyoid lymph node a lymph node of the lateral deep cervical group that lies above the... Read More

Musculus biventer mandibulae

musculus biventer mandibulae --> digastric muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the suprahyoid group of muscles consisting of... Read More

Collagen

Definition noun Any from a class of glycoproteins that form the collagenous (white) fibers, especially those that occur in... Read More