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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Plantaris and gastrocnemius muscles from a sedentary mouse (left) and an exercised mouse, right (B).
Porokeratosis palmaris et plantaris disseminata in this form the porokeratotic lesions mostly present in the palmoplantar area's as a superficial, tiny, similar shapes, with sharp demarcation lines and clear ridge of <1 mm of elevation.
Keratosis palmaris et plantaris presents as small crateriform pits on the creases of the palms and soles, it is more frequent in Afro-Caribbean's Afro-Caribbeans.24 Focal acral hyperkeratosis is characterized by oval or polygonal papules, with a central pigmented pit situated at the borders of the palms and soles is found exclusively in black Africans.25
Interactions of aging, overload, and creatine supplementation in rat plantaris muscle.
It was also reported that LAMP2 mRNA levels are decreased in the aging plantaris of Fisher 344 BN rats as compared to those in young animals [167], which is supported by data revealing that the activity of the lysosomal protease cathepsin L was also lower in aging skeletal muscle, regardless of muscle type [155].
Amin, "Functional and MRI follow-up after reconstruction of chronic ruptures of the Achilles tendon Myerson type III using the triple-loop plantaris tendon wrapped with central turndown flap: a case series," Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, vol.
There are seven clinical variants of which porokeratosis palmaris et plantaris disseminata (PPPD) is a very rare entity.
Five clinical variants are recognized: disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis and its non actinic variant, classic porokeratosis of Mibelli, linear porokeratosis, porokeratosis palmaris et plantaris disseminata and punctate porokeratosis [2].
The plantaris is a small muscle that plays such a minor role in humans that about one in 10 people don't have it at all.
Robson-Kanu suffered a ruptured plantaris - one of the fascial compartments of the leg and the longest tendon in the body - on Wales' pre-Euros trip to Portugal two weeks ago.
Meanwhile Hal Robson-Kanu has promised he will be ready for the opener after suffering a ruptured plantaris - one of the fascial compartments of the leg and the longest tendon in the body - in the pre-tournament build-up.
But Robson-Kanu - who revealed he had actually ruptured his plantaris, which can normally sideline players for a month - has now insisted he will be at 100% in time for Bordeaux.