pes anserinus


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pes an·se·ri·'nus

2. the combined tendinous expansions of the sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus muscles at the medial border of the tuberosity of the tibia.
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pes an·se·ri·nus

(pes an-sĕr-ī'nŭs)
2. The combined tendinous expansions of the sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus muscles at the medial border of the tuberosity of the tibia.
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PES ANSERINUS

pes anserinus

1. The network of branches of the facial nerve as it passes through the parotid gland
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PES ANSERINUS
2. The combined tendinous expansions of the sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus muscles at the medial border of the tibial tuberosity. See: illustration
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[20] (lateral and study (population medial) study) Alvarez- 2007 Pes anserinus Retrospective Nemegyei case-control study [25] Level III Taunton 2002 Patellar tendon Retrospective et al.
The SM, in Baptista Netto's (1944) description, shows fixation in the anterior superior iliac spine in the medial side of the tibia tuberosity, through an aponeurotic expansion that together with the gracilis and semitendinous muscles form the pes anserinus (bursa anserinus), not existing any kind of union between them.
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.