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What structure deepens the acetabulum to increase stability of the hip joint?
What is the largest peripheral nerve in the body?
What is the strongest ligament in the ankle?
The femoral artery is an extension of which artery?
The femoral head is covered entirely by articular cartilage, with the exception of a small centrally located pit termed __________________________.
The _______________________ of the hip forms a sleeve that encloses the hip joint and most of the femoral neck.
The ________________________ is a canal that contains blood vessels, fat and the interosseous ligament and widens laterally to form the sinus tarsi.
The muscles of the foot are divided into the muscles of the ______________________ and ______________________ of the foot.
dorsum and sole
Name the longest muscle in the body.
name the two ligaments that provide anterior and posterior stability to the knee.
List the muscles that are collectively known as the hamstrings.
semitendous, semimembranosus, biceps femoris
: vastus lateralis muscle
B:vastus medialis muscle
Which muscle tendons merge to form the achilles tendon?
gastrocmenius and soleus
The strongest, longest and most heaviest bone in the body is the femur.
On sectional images the sinus tarsi is between the
talus and calcaneus
C:ligamentum teres femoris
E:Neck of the femur
The intercondylar fossa is found on the :
posterior distal fermur
The largest tarsal bone is the
The iliopsoas, sartorius, and the rectus femoris all move the femur. They are in the :
What action do the hamstring, gemellus, obturator, piriformis, and quadratus femoris perform on the femur?
The gluteal(maximus, medius, and minimus) and tensor muscles move the femur. They are in the :
A:Posterior cruciate ligament
B:anterior cruciate ligament
: joint capsule
: medial meniscus
Within the femoral triangle the sequence of structures, from lateral to medial, is?
femoral nerve, femoral artery, and femoral vein.
The boundaries of the femoral triangle are the ________ muscle laterally and the _________ medially.
sartorius, adductor longus muscle
The floor of the femoral triangle is formed by the _______and _______ muscles.
iliopsoas and pectineus muscles.
The quadriceps femoris muscle group occupies the ______ compartment of the thigh. The biceps femoris is the most_______ of the hamstring muscles and the semimembranosus is the most ______.
The ______________ is the most superficial muscle in the posterior compartment of the leg.
The __________is deep to the gastrocnemius muscle in the leg.
Within the popliteal fossa, the sequence from lateral to medial is the
sciatic nerve, popliteal vein, and popliteal artery.
Within the popliteal fossa, the sciatic nerve divides into its two terminal branches.
the common peroneal nerve and the tibial nerve.
only arrow on left side of body
lateral and anterior to calcaneus
articulates with the talus posteriorly and with the cuniform bones anteriorly.
in the distal thigh, the most medial muscle of the hamstring muscle?
3 muscles in the posterior compartment of the thigh?
biceps femoris, semitendinsous, semimembranous
lateral to medial structures of the femoral triangle?
femoral nerve, femoral artery, femoral vein
most lateral portion of the femur
superficial vein on the medial side of the leg
What structure cushions the articulation of the medial condyle of the femur with the tibia?
what are the 2 ligaments located in the intercondylar fossa?
posterior cruciate ligament and anterior cruciate ligament