Definition of Pennate. Meaning of Pennate. Synonyms of Pennate

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Pennate. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Pennate and, of course, Pennate synonyms and on the right images related to the word Pennate.

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 type of skeletal muscle with fascicles that attach obliquely (in a slanting position)...
- Pinnation (also called pennation) is the arrangement of feather-like or multi-divided features arising from both sides of a common axis. Pinnation occurs...
- There are several different muscle architecture types including: parallel, pennate and hydrostats. Force production and gearing vary depending on the different...
- 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...
- 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)...
- schemes, the pennate diatoms are divided into two groups: pennate diatoms without a raphe, known as araphids (order Fragilariophyceae), and pennate diatoms...
- 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;...
- 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...
- insertion. The usual arrangements are types of parallel, and types of pennate muscle. In parallel muscles the fascicles run parallel to the axis of force...