Definition of Pennate. Meaning of Pennate. Synonyms of Pennate

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Definition of Pennate

Pennate
Pennate Pen"nate, Pennated Pen"na*ted, a. [L. pennatus feathered, winged, from penna feather, wing.] 1. Winged; plume-shaped. 2. (Bot.) Same as Pinnate.

Meaning of Pennate from wikipedia

- A pennate or pinnate muscle (also called a penniform muscle) is a muscle with fascicles that attach obliquely (in a slanting position) to its tendon....
- Pinnation (also called pennation) is the arrangement of feather-like or multi-divided features arising from both sides of a common axis. Pinnation occurs...
- runs from the frontalis muscle anteriorly to the occipitalis posteriorly. Pennate muscles, in which the muscle fibers are oriented at an angle to the line...
- distinguished by the shape of the frustule: the centric diatoms and the pennate diatoms. Pennate diatoms are bilaterally symmetric. Each one of their valves have...
- There are several different muscle architecture types including: parallel, pennate and hydrostats. Force production and gearing vary depending on the different...
- The extensor digitorum longus is a pennate muscle, situated at the lateral part of the front of the leg. It arises from the lateral condyle of the tibia;...
- schemes, the pennate diatoms are divided into two groups: pennate diatoms without a raphe, known as araphids (order Fragilariophyceae), and pennate diatoms...
- point. It is typically used to describe the contraction properties of pennate muscles. It is not the same as the anatomical cross-sectional area (ACSA)...
- contract up to 40% of their fully stretched length. Thus the short fibers of pennate muscles are more suitable where power rather than range of contraction...
- Architectural gear ratio, also called anatomical gear ratio (AGR) is a feature of pennate muscle defined by the ratio between the longitudinal strain of the muscle...
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