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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Comparison of assays for metmyoglobin reducing ability in beef inside and outside semimembranosus muscle.
Effect of freeze-thaw cycles on physicochemical properties and color stability of beef semimembranosus muscle.
(2010) reported correlations between lipid content and fiber area in the muscles (longissimus, psoas major, and semimembranosus) of Hanwoo (Bos taurus x Bos indicus) cattle; while lipid content was negatively correlated to fiber area of type IIA and IIB, it was positively correlated to the area of type I fibers.
BC is under pressure, together with increases in the gastrocnemius and semimembranosus muscle tonus, while standing or when the knee is in full extension.
In the varus knee, the contracted structures include the pes anserine tendons, the superficial medial collateral ligament, the posteromedial corner and semimembranosus muscle insertion, the medial joint capsule, and the deep medial collateral ligament (MCL).
The thigh muscle MRI revealed that the fatty infiltration of the adductor magnus, semimembranosus, long and short heads of the biceps femoris, and vasti muscles, with relative sparing of the rectus femoris, was the predominant change observed in the EDMD, LGMD, and advanced-stage L-CMD phenotypes, although the involvement of the vasti muscles was not prominent in the early stage of L-CMD.
The chemical composition was performed from an aliquot of the Semimembranosus muscle, which was crushed and homogenized in blender and freeze-dried for later determinations of humidity, crude protein, ether extract and ash, according to methodology described by Silva & Queiroz(2002).
The research compares ground reaction forces between the Bionic Runner and running while maintaining similar muscular contractions in the vastus medialis, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus muscles while offering similar lower extremity biomechanics.
In the thigh, the sciatic nerve provides branches to both heads of biceps femoris, semimembranosus, semitendinosus, and part of adductor magnus as well as articular branches to the hip joint.
Fatty acid profiles and sensory properties of Longissimus dorsi, Triceps brachii and semimembranosus muscles from Korean Hanwoo and Australian Angus beef.