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Anatomical terminology

describing motion in general include: Flexion and extension, which refer to a movement that decreases (flexion) or increases (extension) the angle between...

Last Update: 2021-04-08T17:29:15Z Word Count : 4413 Synonim Anatomical terminology

Knee

human body. The knee is a modified hinge joint, which permits flexion and extension as well as slight internal and external rotation. The knee is vulnerable...

Last Update: 2021-03-27T03:54:03Z Word Count : 4304 Synonim Knee

List of flexors of the human body

A flexor is a muscle that flexes a joint. In anatomy, flexion (from the Latin verb flectere, to bend) is a joint movement that decreases the angle between...

Last Update: 2021-02-21T19:25:08Z Word Count : 302 Synonim List of flexors of the human body

Calf raises

The movement performed is plantar flexion, a.k.a. ankle extension. Calf raises are sometimes done with a flexed knee, usually roughly 90 degrees. This...

Last Update: 2021-02-27T16:31:32Z Word Count : 795 Synonim Calf raises

Popliteus muscle

meniscus in the knee and draws it posteriorly during knee flexion to prevent crushing the meniscus between the tibia and femur as the knee flexes. Animation...

Last Update: 2021-04-13T19:38:40Z Word Count : 650 Synonim Popliteus muscle

Iliotibial tract

moves anterior to the lateral condyle of the femur, while ~30 degrees knee flexion, the ITB moves posterior to the lateral condyle. However, it has been...

Last Update: 2021-03-10T18:52:17Z Word Count : 849 Synonim Iliotibial tract

Hamstring

knee joint, in the tibia or in the fibula. Muscles will be innervated by the tibial branch of the sciatic nerve. Muscle will participate in flexion of...

Last Update: 2021-04-10T17:42:08Z Word Count : 824 Synonim Hamstring

Iliotibial band syndrome

lateral aspect of the knee and is most intensive at 30 degrees of knee flexion. Risk factors in women include increased hip adduction, knee internal rotation...

Last Update: 2020-12-05T07:22:55Z Word Count : 1483 Synonim Iliotibial band syndrome

Running

trunk, pelvis and hip with the knee joint flexed and hip flexion continuing. Terminal swing then begins as hip flexion continues to the point of activation...

Last Update: 2021-04-04T19:13:13Z Word Count : 7152 Synonim Running

Flexion Therapeutics

biotechs look to market knee pain treatments - The Boston Globe". Boston Globe. Inc, Flexion Therapeutics (2019-06-20). "Flexion Therapeutics Named one...

Last Update: 2021-04-22T03:33:18Z Word Count : 601 Synonim Flexion Therapeutics

Sartorius muscle

crossbody pedaling. This combination of lateral rotation and flexion of the hip and flexion of the knee gave tailors particularly developed sartorius muscles...

Last Update: 2021-03-29T03:14:45Z Word Count : 841 Synonim Sartorius muscle

Posterior cruciate ligament

function. During knee joint movement, the PCL rotates such that the anterolateral section stretches in knee flexion but not in knee extension and the...

Last Update: 2020-12-29T07:30:34Z Word Count : 1846 Synonim Posterior cruciate ligament

Knee pain

kneecap) Genu varum (bow legs) Genu valgum (knock-knees) Genu recurvatum (Knee hyperextension) Knee flexion deformity Patellofemoral pain syndrome Plica syndrome...

Last Update: 2021-01-18T12:16:38Z Word Count : 1686 Synonim Knee pain

Posterior cruciate ligament injury

function. During knee joint movement, the PCL rotates such that the anterolateral section stretches in knee flexion but not in knee extension and the...

Last Update: 2021-01-12T04:46:27Z Word Count : 2310 Synonim Posterior cruciate ligament injury

Flexion test

allowing the knee and distal limb to hang free to help prevent pressure on these joints. Unfortunately, elbow flexion often produces some flexion in the shoulder...

Last Update: 2019-01-12T17:22:23Z Word Count : 1269 Synonim Flexion test

Williams Flexion Exercises

Williams flexion exercises (WFE) – also called Williams lumbar flexion exercises – are a set or system of related physical exercises intended to enhance...

Last Update: 2021-01-21T20:51:37Z Word Count : 1465 Synonim Williams Flexion Exercises

Obligatory synergies

wrist and finger flexion. The flexion synergy for the lower extremity includes hip flexion, abduction and external rotation, knee flexion, ankle dorsiflexion...

Last Update: 2018-04-07T02:35:57Z Word Count : 289 Synonim Obligatory synergies

Medial knee injuries

sports that involve aggressive knee flexion like ice hockey, skiing, and football. Structures on the medial side of the knee include the tibia, femur, vastus...

Last Update: 2020-11-27T06:06:12Z Word Count : 5252 Synonim Medial knee injuries

Biceps femoris muscle

perform knee flexion. Since the long head originates in the pelvis it is involved in hip extension. The long head of the biceps femoris is a weaker knee flexor...

Last Update: 2021-03-01T13:54:28Z Word Count : 802 Synonim Biceps femoris muscle

Knee scooter

Today’s version is usually a lightweight, foldable design that, with the knee flexed, supports the shin of the unusable limb. The opposite foot makes contact...

Last Update: 2021-01-18T19:25:24Z Word Count : 326 Synonim Knee scooter

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Anatomical terminology

Anatomical terminology is a form of scientific terminology used by anatomists, zoologists, and health professionals such as doctors. Anatomical terminology uses many unique terms, suffixes, and prefixes deriving from Ancient Greek and Latin. These terms can be confusing to those unfamiliar with them, but can be more precise, reducing ambiguity and errors. Also, since these anatomical terms are not used in everyday conversation, their meanings are less likely to change, and less likely to be misinterpreted. To illustrate how inexact day-to-day language can be: a scar "above the wrist" could be located on the forearm two or three inches away from the hand or at the base of the hand; and could be on the palm-side or back-side of the arm. By using precise anatomical terminology such ambiguity is eliminated.An international standard for anatomical terminology, Terminologia Anatomica has been created.


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