Sentence Examples

  • There is a patella, intercalated in the tendon of the femori-tibialis or extensor cruris muscle.
  • Consequently only a few of the original extensor muscles have been preserved, but these are much modified into very independent organs, notably the extensor metacarpi radialis longus, the ext.
  • This runs down the anterior and outer side of the upper arm, and is attached to the proximal tendon of the extensor metacarpi radialis longus, a little below the outer condyle of the humerus.
  • It is a brief extension of the limb at the knee-joint, due to a simple contraction of the extensor muscle, elicited by a tap or other short mechanical stimulus applied to the muscle fibres through the tendon of the muscle.
  • If the sensory nerves of the extensor muscle be severed, the "jerk" is lost.

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