semimembranous


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sem·i·mem·bra·nous

(sem'ē-mem'bră-nŭs),
Consisting partly of membrane; denoting the semimembranosus muscle.

semimembranous

(sĕm′ē-mĕm′brə-nəs, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
Partly membranous, as one of the hamstring muscles.

semimembranous

(sĕm″ē-mĕm′bră-nŭs) [″ + L. membrana, membrane]
Composed partly of a membrane.
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Satellite cells were isolated from semimembranous muscles of female pigs weighing approximately 12 Kg, as reported by Theil et al.
However, several studies have reported a significant positive correlation between sprint running performance and site-specific muscle size, such as the upper portion of the thigh [6], the adductor magnus and semimembranous muscles [19], and the quadriceps and psoas major muscle [20].
(1984) evaluated pre-rigor (hot-boned and cooked 1h post exsanguinations) and post-rigor (cold-boned and cooked 48 h post exsanguinations) bovine semimembranous muscles and reported that although cold boned roasts were superior to hot boned in tenderness but juiciness was consistently higher in hot boned roasts.