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Biomedical Engineering Anatomy Vocab

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1. Bones irregular in shape (eg. vertebrae)

2. The top edge of the Ilium

3. Rectus Femoris origin

4. Opening through a bone

5. Smooth - rounded - arched surface

6. Tendon above the patella

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

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

9. Plane cutting the body into left and right

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

11. Biceps Femoris origin

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

13. The clavicle and scapula

14. Bones embedded in tendons (eg. patella)

15. Farther from the trunk

16. LCL

17. The upper - lateral edge of the Ilium

18. Tensor Fasciae Latae insertion

19. Sartorius origin

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

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

22. Heavier pelvis

23. Towards the back of the body

24. Larger pubic arch

25. Below/underneath

26. Iliopsoas insertion

27. PCL

28. Plane cutting the body into front and back

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

30. Towards the midline

31. Adductor - Adductor Magnus Gracilis origin

32. The coxae

33. Gluetus Medius insertion

34. Towards the front of the body

35. Enlargement near or above a condyle

36. The ribs and sternum

37. Gluteus Maximus origin

38. Gluteus Maximus insertion

39. A relatively long - thin projection or bump

40. Tendon below the patella

41. Roughly 90

42. Vastus Medialis origin

43. Smaller pubic arch

44. Prominent ridge

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

46. Semimembranosus origin

47. ACL

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

49. Iliopsoas origin

50. The lower back of the pelvis