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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Edema scores for gluteus maximus, long head of biceps femoris, and semimembranosus were significantly higher in IMNM than in MADD (all P = 0.
Their study considered hip flexor muscles and it was found that during cycling at a 100 watt work rate, there was a significant increase in muscle activity of the tibialis anterior, gastrocnemius medialis, rectus femoris, biceps femoris, semimembranosus, and tensor fascia latae (Hug et al.
The following day, the carcass sides were transferred to a cutting room where five representative muscles including: longissimus dorsi (LD), gluteus medius (GM), semimembranosus (SM), biceps femoris (BF), and triceps brachii (TB) muscles were taken from both sides (left and right) of each carcass.
In the repair groups, specimens underwent a simulated proximal hamstring rupture by sharply releasing the conjoint tendon and semimembranosus tendon from the ischial tuberosity using a #10 scalpel blade.
25), who found positive responses with increased T2 signal immediately after the practice of Nordic walking in the biceps femoris (short head), semitendinosus, and semimembranosus.
In goat 1 the lesions were similar ranging from mild to moderate, located in all muscles collected, but more intense in the masseter, semimembranosus, longissimus lumborum and triceps brachial muscles.
At the posteromedial tibia, just anterior to the attachment of the semimembranosus tendon, the posterior oblique ligament attachment was identified.
A vertical slit between the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle and the semimembranosus tendon was identified (Figure 2(b)) and enlarged by destructing the unidirectional valvular slit (Figure 2(c)).
The popliteal fossa was identified by the popliteal crease inferiorly, the semimembranosus and semitendinosus muscles medially and the biceps femoris muscle laterally.
Ganglion cysts occur along a tendon sheath, such as the semimembranosus tendon, or near the proximal tibiofibular joint.
Medially, expansions from the Sartorius and Semimembranosus pass upward to the tibial collateral ligament to strengthen the capsule.