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Biomedical Engineering Anatomy Vocab

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1. Gluteus Maximus insertion

2. Gluteus Maximus origin

3. Prominent ridge

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

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

6. Iliopsoas origin

7. Tendon below the patella

8. The main portion of a bone

9. Below/underneath

10. Away from midline

11. Towards the midline

12. The coxae

13. The lower front of the pelvis

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

15. Sartorius origin

16. The ribs and sternum

17. Above/on top

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

19. Closer to the trunk

20. ACL

21. MCL

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

23. Bones irregular in shape (eg. vertebrae)

24. LCL

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

26. Lighter pelvis

27. Vastus Lateralis origin

28. Knob or enlargement

29. The clavicle and scapula

30. Vastus Medialis origin

31. Gluteus Minimum insertion

32. Tendon above the patella

33. PCL

34. Biceps Femoris origin

35. Rectus Femoris origin

36. Plane cutting the body into left and right

37. Gluetus Medius insertion

38. Smaller pubic arch

39. Tensor Fasciae Latae insertion

40. The upper - lateral edge of the Ilium

41. The top edge of the Ilium

42. The hole in the lower pelvis

43. The fan - like upper part of the pelvis

44. Farther from the trunk

45. Semimembranosus origin

46. Broad - shallow - depressed area

47. Bones embedded in tendons (eg. patella)

48. Adductor - Adductor Magnus Gracilis origin

49. Plane cutting the body into front and back

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