semitendinosus muscle


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Related to semitendinosus muscle: gastrocnemius muscle, Semimembranosus muscle

sem·i·ten·di·no·sus mus·cle

(sem'ē-ten'di-nō'sus mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, ischial tuberosity; insertion, medial surface of the upper fourth of shaft of tibia; action, extends thigh, flexes leg and rotates it medially; nerve supply, tibial.
Synonym(s): musculus semitendinosus [TA] .

semitendinosus muscle

Thigh muscle. Origin: ischial tuberosity. Insertion: upper medial tibia near tuberosity. Nerve: sciatic L5-S2). Action: extends thigh, flexes and medially rotates leg.
See: leg for illus. (Muscles of the leg)
See also: muscle

semitendinosus muscle

see Table 13.4.
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Fatty acid composition (% of total identified fatty acids) of the intramuscular fat from the semitendinosus muscle in goats fed experimental diets Fatty acids Dietary treatments (1) T1 T2 T3 T4 SEM C14:0 2.
The influence of high-voltage electrical stimulation and animals' sex on the selected attributes of quality of cooked beef hams produced from semitendinosus muscle.
Interrelationships among evaluations of beef longissimus and semitendinosus muscle tenderness by Warner-Brayzler Shear Force, a descriptive-texture profile sensory panel, and a descriptive attribute sensory panel.
2005) reported a study involving the proteomic changes during bovine semitendinosus muscle hypertrophy.