semimembranosus

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semimembranosus

[¦sem·i‚mem·brə′nō·səs]
(anatomy)
One of the hamstring muscles, arising from the ischial tuber, and inserted into the tibia.
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The PB is located between the semimembranosus muscle and the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle and communicates with the joint cavity.
Among these, rheumatoid arthritis is a well-known cause of popliteal cysts, since inflammation and synovial proliferation can destroy the unidirectional valve mechanism between the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle and semimembranosus muscle [11].
In semimembranosus muscle the only difference between groups was related to the a index that resulted noticeably greater in kids fed safflower diet.
The upper triangle is bounded medially by the semimembranosus muscle and overlying semitendinosus tendon.
On 18 cases it was observed only one innervation branch, coming from the tibial portion of the ischiatic nerve directed to the semimembranosus muscle and in the remaining 10 cases it was observed that two branches were received by the semimembranosus muscle.
Determination of mineral contents of semimembranosus muscle and liver from pure and crossbred pigs in Vojvodina (northern Serbia).
Establishment and conditions for growth and differentiation of a myoblast cell line derived from the semimembranosus muscle of newborn piglets.
The secondary site in both instances was the semimembranosus muscle.