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Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Muscle
Muscles are the contractile organs of the human body, which serve moving parts of the body actively. They consist of muscular tissue, one of the 4 basic tissues of the human body.

Classification
Histologically, three different muscular tissues can ... [more]
5 days ago
Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Iliococcygeus muscle
The iliococcygeus muscle refers to the lateral part of the musculus levator ani which belongs to pelvic diaphragm.

Anatomy
The pelvic diaphragm (diaphragma pelivs) is the inner muscle layer, which consists of the musculus levator ani (M. ... [more]
7 days ago
Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Musculus bipennatus
In fields of anatomy the musculus bipennatus refers to a double-feathered muscle. Its fascicles attach to its tendon obliquely.
siehe: Fiederung
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Musculus austriacus
The musculus austriacus consists of three parts. These parts are, in an order from proximal to distal:
Musculus gemellus superior Musculus obturatorius internus Musculus gemellus inferiorIn common, informal language this three muscles are referred ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Musculus austriacus
The Musculus austriacus consists of three parts. These parts are, in an order from proximal to distal:
Musculus gemellus superior Musculus obturatorius internus Musculus gemellus inferiorIn common, informal language this three muscles are referred ... [more]
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Dr. Frank Antwerpes has edited the Flexikon article Mesohepaticum
The term mesohepaticum describes the parts of the ventral mesogastrium which end up on the ventral respectively dorsal side of the liver.
Following parts can be distinguished
ventral mesohepaticum (origin of the ligamentum falciforme hepatis) ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Subcostal muscles
The subcostal muscles are skeletal muscles which belong to the intercostal muscular system.

Alignment
The subcostal muscles derive from the musculi intercostales interni. Their fibers proceed in the same direction. They originate near to the ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Motor unit
The motor unit includes one single alpha-motoneuron as well as all muscular fibers innervated by this motorneuron.
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Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Metaphysis
The metaphysis is a part of the tubular bone, which lies in between of the shaft (diaphysis) and the epiphysis.

Background
During the growth-period, the metaphysis sustains the epiphyseal plate, which is responsible for longitudinal growth. ... [more]
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