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Biomedical Engineering Anatomy Vocab

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1. Tendon below the patella

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

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

4. PCL

5. Larger pelvic inlet

6. Towards the midline

7. Above/on top

8. LCL

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

10. Semimembranosus origin

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

12. Knob or enlargement

13. Sartorius origin

14. Roughly 90

15. Gluteus Maximus insertion

16. The upper - lateral edge of the Ilium

17. Below/underneath

18. The fan - like upper part of the pelvis

19. Gluetus Medius insertion

20. Tendon above the patella

21. The lower front of the pelvis

22. Vastus Intermedius origin

23. Opening through a bone

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

25. Lighter pelvis

26. Iliopsoas origin

27. Tensor Fasciae Latae insertion

28. MCL

29. Bones irregular in shape (eg. vertebrae)

30. The main portion of a bone

31. Vastus Medialis origin

32. ACL

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

34. Smooth - rounded - arched surface

35. The hole in the lower pelvis

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

37. Tensor Fasciae Latae origin

38. The ribs and sternum

39. Enlargement near or above a condyle

40. Closer to the trunk

41. Gluteus Minimum insertion

42. Rectus Femoris origin

43. Vastus Lateralis origin

44. Smaller pubic arch

45. Bones embedded in tendons (eg. patella)

46. Plane cutting the body into front and back

47. Away from midline

48. The top edge of the Ilium

49. Prominent ridge

50. The coxae