lateral head

lat·er·al head

head of origin farthest from the midline. Terminologia Anatomica lists lateral heads (caput laterale ...) of the following: 1) triceps brachii [TA] (... musculi tricipitis brachii [TA]); 2) gastrocnemius [TA] (... musculi gastrocnemii [TA]); and 3) flexor hallucis brevis [TA] (...musculi flexoris hallucis brevis [TA]).
Synonym(s): caput laterale [TA]
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Afterward, the distal pedicle of lateral head of the muscle was reached by dissecting distally by entering about 10 cm superior from the antecubital region between the two heads of biceps brachii muscle.
Lateral head cephalograms and pre-treatment plaster study models were measured.
MR imaging assessment of the lateral head of the gastrocnemius muscle: prevalence of segmental anomalous origins in children and young adults.
Stone, "Popliteal vascular entrapment syndrome caused by a rare anomalous slip of the lateral head of the gastrocnemius muscle," Skeletal Radiology, vol.
(1) Embryologically, plantaris is considered as a derivative of the deeper portion of the lateral head of gastrocnemius and often represented as the 'third head of gastrocnemius' or 'gastrocnemius tertius' as advocated by McMurrich JP.
Standard stuff includes ESP stability control, frontal airbags, lateral head and thorax airbags, a pressure sensor to detect impending impacts, seat belts with pre-tensioners and anti-whiplash head rests.
Brachial fascia were incised along the border of brachiocephalicus muscle and lateral head of triceps.
This snake also made two lateral head movements approximately 15-25 cm forward and away from the center of its coil.
The VOR has three major planes of action (see Figure 2, page 50): horizontal head rotation about the vertical Z-axis (yaw), head extension or flexion about the horizontal Y-axis (pitch), and lateral head tilt about the horizontal X-axis (roll).
Palpatory pain was present along the lateral and postero-lateral joint line and in the proximal lateral head of the gastrocnemius.
They concluded that it improved lateral head coverage in all cases; however, this study was conducted in children with mean age of 3.8 years.
They concluded that neutral head position during CVC was a reliable and safe position especially when lateral head rotation was contraindicated or restricted.

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