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Biomedical Engineering Anatomy Vocab

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1. Gluteus Maximus origin

2. The coxae

3. The lower front of the pelvis

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

5. Gluteus Maximus insertion

6. Broad - shallow - depressed area

7. Bones embedded in tendons (eg. patella)

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

9. Larger pelvic inlet

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

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

12. Closer to the trunk

13. Iliopsoas insertion

14. The top edge of the Ilium

15. Plane cutting the body into left and right

16. Smooth - rounded - arched surface

17. The main portion of a bone

18. Tendon above the patella

19. Towards the midline

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

21. Enlargement near or above a condyle

22. Biceps Femoris origin

23. The lower back of the pelvis

24. Lighter pelvis

25. Semimembranosus origin

26. MCL

27. The ribs and sternum

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

29. Gluteus Minimum insertion

30. Heavier pelvis

31. Farther from the trunk

32. Below/underneath

33. ACL

34. Tendon below the patella

35. A relatively long - thin projection or bump

36. Towards the back of the body

37. The upper - lateral edge of the Ilium

38. Knob or enlargement

39. Iliopsoas origin

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

41. Smaller pubic arch

42. Larger pubic arch

43. Tensor Fasciae Latae insertion

44. Semtendinosus origin

45. Roughly 90

46. Adductor - Adductor Magnus Gracilis origin

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

48. Gluetus Medius insertion

49. The fan - like upper part of the pelvis

50. Vastus Medialis origin