gracilis


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gracilis

[′gras·ə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A long slender muscle on the medial aspect of the thigh.
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These patients had the diameters of their semitendinosis and gracilis tendons and widths of their patella tendon compared intraoperatively to measurements obtained on MRI.
5 -- -- -- Eichhoff Theoborus ricini -- -- -- -- -- (Eggers) Xyleborinus gracilis 5.
This new species is member of the Ranatra gracilis species group, but can be easily separated from previously described members of that group by the distinctive structure of the male paramere.
Euglena gracilis is a freshwater species that can grow in a fairly wide range of temperatures (Sleigh, 1989).
One letter on show features members of the Tungrian (Belgian) garrison at Vindolanda called Gracilis, Audax and Similis registering a variety of goods, with quantities and prices, in the winter of AD 110-111.
He explains preparation and use of flaps of the upper extremity, including the latter alarm flat, the lower extremity, including the gracilis muscle flap, and the torso including the groin flap and the scapular skin flap.
gracilis (TCWC 59610) was collected on 27 July 2008 on Interstate 10 in Crockett County, 18.
The boundary level itself was chosen to coincide with the level of the first appearance of a globally distributed index fossil--the graptolite Nemagraptus gracilis Hall [10].
My decision backfired when, after a few weeks' rest over the winter, my dog dropped a gracilis muscle and never raced again.
The 138,000-cubic-meter, Shell-owned LNG cargo was delivered to Mexico's first LNG regasification terminal near Tampico, Tamaulipas, on the northeast coast, by the Shell-operated vessel SS Gracilis, after a 14-day, 6,257-nautical miles journey from the Nigeria LNG plant.