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Inscription

1. The act or process of inscribing.

2. That which is inscribed; something written or engraved; especially, a word or words written or engraved on a solid substance for preservation or public inspection; as, inscriptions on monuments, pillars, coins, medals, etc.

3. (Science: anatomy) a line of division or intersection; as, the tendinous inscriptions, or intersections, of a muscle.

4. An address, consignment, or informal dedication, as of a book to a person, as a mark of respect or an invitation of patronage.

Origin: L. Inscriptio, fr.inscribere, inscriptum, to inscribe: cf. F. Inscription. See inscribe.


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Re: Tendinous Inscriptions in the Rectus Abdominis

Taking a stab at it - Since the abdominal muscle mainly stabilize the body - I'd assume that the endinous inscriptions and linea alba play a role in this function. They join the muscle to the bone right - namely the ribcage there by holding the muscle in place? Since evolution ...

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by Novis78
Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:03 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Tendinous Inscriptions in the Rectus Abdominis
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Re: Tendinous Inscriptions in the Rectus Abdominis

Just thought I would refresh this question to see if anyone knows the answer to this question. Any ideas or thoughts would be appreciated! Thanks!

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by wushufanatic
Thu Jan 14, 2010 3:58 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Tendinous Inscriptions in the Rectus Abdominis
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Tendinous Inscriptions in the Rectus Abdominis

... me and I have not been able to find a good answer (perhaps there is none). Regarding the rectus abdominis, what is the function of the tendinous inscriptions and linea alba? For example, why did we not develop in such a way that the fibers run the whole length of the muscle? Any insights would ...

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by wushufanatic
Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:55 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Tendinous Inscriptions in the Rectus Abdominis
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Re: Bible vs Darwin

... written by Israelites about themselves.The egyptian king Ramses 2 said that he had a glorious victory against the hitties and there are many inscriptions in his temples which say the same.But in reality he gained almost nothing execpt for a hittie princess.There are many such stories which ...

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by David George
Sun Nov 30, 2008 4:40 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bible vs Darwin
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Origins of life

... Solomn's treasure there is no such King in Egypt.Experts can only say it may be this King or that but no solid evidence.I have read in Egyptian inscriptions about the Israelites being slaves but no where about those Plagues.Also can you tell me during which kings period did moses appear. The ...

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by alextemplet
Sun Apr 09, 2006 4:40 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
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