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Biomedical Engineering Anatomy Vocab

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

2. Iliopsoas insertion

3. Prominent ridge

4. MCL

5. Towards the back of the body

6. Roughly 90

7. Enlarged (often rounded) end

8. Enlargement near or above a condyle

9. Towards the front of the body

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

11. Bones embedded in tendons (eg. patella)

12. Tendon above the patella

13. The fan - like upper part of the pelvis

14. Closer to the trunk

15. Towards the midline

16. Biceps Femoris origin

17. Arm- like branch off the body of a bone

18. The clavicle and scapula

19. Knob or enlargement

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

21. Vastus Lateralis origin

22. The hole in the lower pelvis

23. Tensor Fasciae Latae origin

24. Adductor - Adductor Magnus Gracilis origin

25. Farther from the trunk

26. Vastus Intermedius origin

27. The coxae

28. LCL

29. Vastus Medialis origin

30. Sartorius origin

31. Tendon below the patella

32. Larger pelvic inlet

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

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

35. Plane cutting the body horizontally - into upper and lower body

36. Above/on top

37. Smaller pubic arch

38. Gluetus Medius insertion

39. Rectus Femoris origin

40. PCL

41. Smooth - rounded - arched surface

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

43. Semimembranosus origin

44. Plane cutting the body into left and right

45. The lower front of the pelvis

46. The upper - lateral edge of the Ilium

47. Broad - shallow - depressed area

48. Gluteus Maximus insertion

49. Gluteus Maximus origin

50. Heavier pelvis