plantaris


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plantaris

[plan′tar·əs]
(anatomy)
A small muscle of the calf of the leg; origin is the lateral condyle of the femur, and insertion is the calcaneus; flexes the knee joint.
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Itin has reported a family with porokeratosis plantaris, palmaris et disseminata with multiple filiform hyperkeratoses and nail dystrophy (10).
Porokeratosis, porokeratosis palmaris et plantaris disseminata, cornoid lamella.
The Reading forward, out of contract at the Made-jski, said: "I actually ruptured the plantaris (a muscle running almost alongside the achilles tendon) and apparently it's impressive to comeback so soon.
It was a ruptured plantaris and apparently it's quite impressive to come back from that so soon.
Plantaris is a small fusiform muscle with a long thin tendon, belonging to the superficial group of flexor muscles of the posterior compartment of leg along with gastrocnemius and soleus.
Force-length properties and functional demands of cat gastrocnemius, soleus and plantaris muscles.
In previous study in rats [28], hypertrophied plantaris muscle by compensatory overload was associated with increased HGF and FGF-2 mRNA, suggesting that both factors may have an important role in hypertrophy due to SC activation.
5 inch standard needle Important Achilles tendon, calcaneus, enthesophyte, and anatomy Plantaris tendon Potential Significant complications have not been reported.
plantaris medialis are included in the neurovascular pedicle of the flap.
Even more florid descriptions abound such as "Mortons Neuralgia nervi plantaris externi im Metatarsophalangealgelink IV" (Devrient 1895).
The influence of indomethacin on biomechanical and biochemical properties of the plantaris longus tendon in the rabbit.