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Bipennate muscle

Definition

noun

A type of pennate muscle wherein the muscle fibers or fascicles are in opposite sides of the central tendon.


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Example of bipennate muscle is rectus femoris.


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... for as much of the following as possible for each individual skeletal muscle in the human anatomy: Language -origin -LOO definition Shape -Type of Shape (i.e., fusiform, pennate, bipennate, multipennate, convergent, parrellel etc) -Typical Angle(s) of pennation ...

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