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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Pennate muscles
The characteristic of the pennate muscle is the alignment of the muscular fascicles in relation to its tendon. The fibres are attached obliquely, which allows a higher force at the expense of a smaller range of motion.

Classification
The pennate ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Fat Pad
Fat pads are circumscribed accumulations of structural fat which serve in particular parts of the human body as a cushioning, or as a layer which enables the shifting of certain tissues. The fat bodies are present in various regions of the body ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has edited the Flexikon article Endothelium
The endothelium is a thin layer of endothelial cells which lines the interior (the lumen) of blood vessels. It serves as a barrier to the outer tissue. Furthermore, it produces nitrogen monoxide, which regulates the cardiovascular system. ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Endothelium
The endothelium is a thin layer of endothelial cells which lines the interior (the lumen) of blood vessels. It serves as a barrier to the outer tissue. Furthermore, it produces nitrogen monoxide, which regulates the cardiovascular system. ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Facies
In fields of anatomy the term facies describes the face as well as in broader sense the side respectively the surface of an anatomical structure. In most cases the term gets specified with the help of an corresponding adjective:
Facies interna = ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Medical Specialist for Anatomy
A medical specialist for anatomy deals with construction, composition and status of the body, its tissues and organs inclusively systematical and topographical-functional aspects as well as embryology.

Goal of the Advanced Training
Goal of the ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Extremity
The term extremity describes the limbs of the animal body. With respect to humans the human arm is referred to as an upper extremity; the leg is described as the lower extremity. The outermost endings of the extremities are defined as acral.In the ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Extension
The term extension describes an actively or passively executed movement of stretching respectively extending a joint. The extension is the contrary movement of the flexion and results characteristically in a straightening of the corresponding part ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Experimental Anatomy
Experimental anatomy is an approach or a method in anatomy which is in particular distinguished by doing specific and targeted experiments involving single anatomical structures; it is carried out in order to collect more information about the ... [more]
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Charlotte Zäske has published the Flexikon article Excavation
The excavation is a term used in anatomy describing a gap or a space which extends like a bulge or recess between other tissue structures.

Examples
rectouterine excavation (Excavatio rectouterina) rectovesical excavation (Excavatio rectovesicalis) ... [more]
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