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interosseous

 [in″ter-os´e-us]
between two bones.

in·ter·os·se·ous

(in'tĕr-os'ē-ŭs),
Lying between or connecting bones; denoting certain muscles and ligaments.
Synonym(s): interosseal
[inter- + L. os, bone]

interosseous

/in·ter·os·se·ous/ (-os´e-us) between bones.

interosseous

[-os′ē·əs]
Etymology: L, inter, between, os, bone
pertaining to an area between bones or a structure, such as a ligament, connecting two bones.
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Interosseous ligament

interosseous

between two bones.

interosseous tendon
see suspensory ligament (1).
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The course of the posterior interosseous nerve in the proximal forearm and its muscular innervations have been the subject of cadaveric studies.
Sixth, on day 44, all main arterial trunks of the forearm are formed (AB, ulnar, common interosseous and median arteries), except the radial artery whose proximal part is consolidated but the distal part is still in a form of a capillary plexus.
It courses deep to the extensor hallucis longus and becomes more superficial until it comes to the anterior aspect of the interosseous membrane where it is localized lateral to the anterior tibial artery, although anatomical variants have been reported.
Tibialis posterior tendon (TPT) transfer using either the circumtibial (CT) or interosseous (IO) route is the standard procedure for foot drop correction.
At the level of the wrist run the terminal mobile radial nerve (posterior interosseous nerve) and its terminal sensory branches, which are not functionally important for the nerves of the hand.
4] This anastomosis involves axons leaving either the main trunk of median nerve or the anterior interosseous nerve, crossing through the forearm to join the main trunk of the ulnar nerve and ultimately innervating the intrinsic hand muscles.
When examining aging hands, note that the three most prominent features are decreased volume in the interosseous spaces (leading to increased crepiness of the skin and increased show of extensor tendons), lentigines, and prominent veins.
The orbital fractures were fixed by using miniplates microplates titanium mesh and interosseous wires.
Time and ability to establish IV access has led some to interosseous administration.
It winds over the lateral surface in the spiral groove of the humerus, finally reaciiing the medial side, where it inserts on the radial and ulnar tuberosities which ends with one tendon on the medial aspect of the radius, just distal to the biceps muscle to insert on the interosseous membrane of the elbow joint.