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Biomedical Engineering Anatomy Vocab

Subject : engineering
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1. Closer to the trunk






2. Tendon above the patella






3. Bones longer in one direction (eg. femur)






4. Cartilaginous joint between the the two coxae of the pelvis; allows some expansion of the pelvis during childbirth






5. Tensor Fasciae Latae insertion






6. The lower front of the pelvis






7. Towards the front of the body






8. The main portion of a bone






9. Towards the midline






10. Away from midline






11. The lower back of the pelvis






12. Semimembranosus origin






13. Larger pubic arch






14. All bones but those in the hips - shoulders - and limbs






15. Gluteus Minimum insertion






16. Formation of red blood cells occurring in the bone marrow






17. Roughly 90






18. Bones smaller in one direction than in the others (eg. sternum)






19. Iliopsoas insertion






20. Bones the same dimension in all directions (eg. carpals)






21. Bones embedded in tendons (eg. patella)






22. Below/underneath






23. Gluetus Medius insertion






24. Heavier pelvis






25. The clavicle and scapula






26. Vastus Medialis origin






27. The ribs and sternum






28. Enlargement near or above a condyle






29. Smaller pubic arch






30. Bones irregular in shape (eg. vertebrae)






31. Gluteus Maximus insertion






32. ACL






33. Knob or enlargement






34. Plane cutting the body into front and back






35. MCL






36. Rectus Femoris origin






37. Smooth - rounded - arched surface






38. Sartorius origin






39. Vastus Intermedius origin






40. Notch for the sciatic nerves on the inside of the pelvis






41. Lighter pelvis






42. The 'cup' in which the 'ball' on the head of the femur turns






43. Towards the back of the body






44. Prominent ridge






45. PCL






46. The coxae






47. Opening through a bone






48. The hole in the lower pelvis






49. Plane cutting the body into left and right






50. Gluteus Maximus origin