epicondyles


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epicondyles

bony eminences on the sides of the lower end of the femur and of the humerus, which provide attachment for tendons around the knee and elbow joints. epicondylitis inflammation of the muscles and tendons around the elbow. Can occur if either the lateral (outer) structures or the medial (inner) structures are subjected to excess or repetitive stress. lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) is associated with racquet sports and weight training. medial epicondylitis (golfer's elbow, javelin thrower's elbow) an overuse injury associated with poor lifting techniques.
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Therefore, a line joining the greater trochanter and the lateral epicondyle of the femur was selected as the L line for method 2.
1982) lacks any clear derived trait allowing its referral to a specific neobatrachian clade; however, its general morphology, including a very distally positioned ulnar epicondyle, and a smooth and proximally located lateral epicondyle recalls the genus Calyptocephalella (MUZZOPAPPA & BAEZ, 2009).
The thigh reference frame was defined by the hip and knee joints and the epicondyle makers.
The epicondyles of the distal humerus also should be visualized, including at least 11/2 inches distal to the elbow joint.
Collins & Weber and Spinner, 1970, claim that the anterior interosseous nerve arises from about 5 to 8 cm below the lateral epicondyle of humerus.
Lateral epicondyle: Bilateral, 2 cm distal to the epicondyles.
Specific sites on the left and right limbs were the distal ends of the boot adjacent to the 1st and 5th metatarsals, lateral malleoli, lateral femoral epicondyles, greater trochanters, lateral margins of the acromion processes, lateral humeral epicondyles and the radial styloid processes.
With most of the suspension load removed by the harness, artificial epicondyles can return full bodily control of internal rotation.
The bony anatomy of the lateral and medial epicondyles is palpable and serves as the origins for the mobile wad and the flexor/pronator groups, respectively.
In this procedure the elbow articular line (determined by the medial and lateral epicondyles of humerus), and the wirst articular line (determined by the styloid processes of radius and ulna) were taken as reference.
The knee joint center position was defined as the midpoint between the lateral and medial femoral epicondyles.