articular muscle


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Noun1.articular muscle - a muscle that inserts directly onto the capsule of a jointarticular muscle - a muscle that inserts directly onto the capsule of a joint
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
musculus articularis cubiti - a small branch of the triceps that inserts into the capsule of the elbow joint
musculus articularis genus - the articular muscle of the knee
articulatio, joint, articulation - (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
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THE ARTICULAR MUSCLE OF THE KNEE: MORPHOLOGY AND DISPOSITION
SUMMARY: To investigate the morphologic aspects and the relations of the articular muscle of the knee with articular cavity of the knee, as well as the disposal of muscular fibers to the level of femur, besides comparing the muscular mass of the articular of the knee with the rest of the muscular mass of the inferior member, 15 inferior members of adult human corpse of both sex, settled in formol and transversally parted, in middle third of the thigh and in proximal third of the leg, had been analyzed.
The articular muscle of the knee is a small muscle located in the anterior surface and the more inferior surface of the femoral diaphysis (Ahmad, 1975; Gray, 1988; Kendall & McCreary, 1995; Kincaid et al.
According to the literature the articular muscle of the knee has the function of retraction of the suprapatellar bursa (Rouviere, 1971; Testut & Latarjet, 1977; Kimura & Takahashi, 1987; Salgado, 1995; Puig et al.