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Tendinous

tendinous

Relating to, composed of, or resembling a tendon.

Origin: Mediev. L., fr. L. Tendo, to stretch out, extend


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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 would favor the minima...

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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

... stumped 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 ...

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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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Views: 4332


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