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Biomedical Engineering Anatomy Vocab

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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