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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Reducing dietary lysine content apparently decreased the shear force of semitendinosus muscle (p<0.
From Table 4 and 5, we could conclude that lowering dietary lysine content evidently decreased the shear force of semitendinosus muscle in 60 and 90 kg slaughter body weight period (p<0.
Muscle weight increased between 214-fold in semitendinosus muscle of German Angus and 483-fold in biceps femoris muscle of Galloway from 3 to 9 mo of gestation (Table 6).
Myosin expression in semitendinosus muscle during fetal development of cattle: immunocytochemical and electrophoretic analyses.
7 mg/100 g for longissimus dorsi, semimembranosus, and semitendinosus muscles, respectively.
The semimembranosus and semitendinosus muscles should also be palpated at their location along the medial margin of the popliteal fossa.
Changes in fibre type composition of Gluteus Medius and Semitendinosus muscles of Dutch Warmblood foals and the effect of exercise during the first year postartum.
The biceps femoris and the semitendinosus muscles of the hamstring group are located on the medial and lateral portions of the tibia, respectively.
In dogs the CCT originates from different muscle-tendon units that conjoin at the heel, the Gastrocnemius tendon (GT), the Superficial digital flexor tendon (SDFT) and the common tendon of the biceps femoris, gracilis and semitendinosus muscles (Fossum, 2004).
The term "pes anserinus" (Latin for goose foot) refers to the common insertional tendon of the sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus muscles on the anteromedial surface of the proximal tibia.
Recruitment and differentiation of intramuscular preadipocytes in stromal-vascular cell cultures derived from neonatal pig semitendinosus muscles.
Effect of testosterone on insulin-like growth factor-I, androgen receptor, and myostatin gene expression in splenius and semitendinosus muscles in sheep.