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 (ăn′sə-rīn′, -rĭn)
1. Of or belonging to the subfamily Anserinae, which comprises the geese.
2. Of or resembling a goose; gooselike.

[Latin ānserīnus, pertaining to geese, from ānser, goose; see ghans- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈænsəˌraɪn; -rɪn) or


1. (Zoology) of or resembling a goose
2. (Zoology) of, relating to, or belonging to the subfamily Anserinae, which includes geese, swans, and certain ducks: family Anatidae, order Anseriformes
3. silly; foolish
[C19: from Latin anserīnus, from anser goose]
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(ˈæn səˌraɪn, -rɪn)

also an•ser•ous

(-sər əs)

1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a goose.
2. stupid; foolish; silly.
[1830–40; < Latin anserīnus=anser goose + -īnus -ine1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anserine - of or resembling a gooseanserine - of or resembling a goose    
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
2.anserine - having or revealing stupidityanserine - having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
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Accurate analysis of taurine, anserine, carnosine and free amino acids in a cattle muscle biopsy sample.
In the varus knee, the contracted structures include the pes anserine tendons, the superficial medial collateral ligament, the posteromedial corner and semimembranosus muscle insertion, the medial joint capsule, and the deep medial collateral ligament (MCL).
With regard to knees, nearly all people have tender injuries in their pes anserine tendons and the insertions of distal vastus medialis muscles.
Between the AAIHP and the control groups, there was a statistically significant difference in the number of deep infrapatellar bursae, popliteal bursae, pes anserine bursae, semimembranosus-tibial collateral ligament (SM-TCL) bursae, medial gastrocnemius bursae, fibular collateral ligament (FCL)-popliteus bursae, popliteus bursae, and iliotibial bursae ( P < 0.05; [Figure 1], [Figure 2], [Figure 3], [Figure 4]).
In the lower limbs the conditions he mentioned included groin strain, ankle tendonitis, supra patellar bursitis, anserine bursitis, pre patellar bursitis and plantar fasciitis.
humilis, Elymus nutans, Stipa aliena, Potentilla anserine, and Saussurea hieracioides.
Copper and cobalt complexes of carnosine and anserine: Production of active oxygen species and its enhancement by 2-mercaptoimidazoles.
investigated *OH radical generation by Co(II) in the presence of chelators such as B-alanyl-3-methyl-L-histidine (anserine) and 1,10-phenanthroline and deferoxamine [20, 21].
The insertion of the pes anserine is visualized through the same incision, and the semitendinosus tendon is identified and detached from its insertion.
Middleenergy ESWT protocol is commonly used in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder joint, trochanteric bursitis and calcaneal bursitis.16,24,25 Whereas the low-energy ESWT protocol is frequently used in lateral epicondilitis, pes anserine bursitis and planter fasciitis.17,18 This study shows that, although there was no statistical difference between the low-energy and middleenergy ESWT protocols at early-term (one month) and mid-term (three months) results, however lateterm results demonstrated statistical significance at six and twelve months in favor of the middleenergy ESWT.