semitendinous muscle


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sem·i·ten·di·nous muscle

(sĕm′ē-tĕn′də-nəs, sĕm′ī-)
n.
A muscle with origin from the ischial tuberosity, with insertion into the medial surface of the upper quarter of the shaft of the tibia, with nerve supply from the tibial nerve, and whose action extends the thigh, flexes the leg, and rotates it medially.
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Finally, transection of the semitendinous muscle tendon was performed to allow coverage of implants and bone defect, similarly to the technique originally described by MONTAVON et al.
INNERVATION OF THE SEMITENDINOUS MUSCLE, BIOMETRY OF THE BRANCHES AND LOCATION OF ITS MOTOR POINTS