Osteology and Syndesmology

Osteology and Syndesmology

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...on the side of a prominence extending inferiorly receives a partial insertion of the Peroneus Longus M. Shaft Short and Stout. Head Large. Inferiorly, a ridge separates two depressions upon which play sesamoid bones. SECOND METATARSAL; Longest. Base. Inferiorly, gives partial origin to the Adductor Hallucis M. and partial insertion to the Tibialis Posticus M. Posteriorly, by a concave facet meets the Middle Cuneiform. _ Internally, a small facet articulates with the Int. Cuneiform, and an inconstant one with the first Metatarsal. Externally, shows two facets, an upper and lower, separated by a groove. Anteriorly these articulate with the third Metatarsal; posteriorly with the Ext. Cuneiform. The Shaft and Head are characteristic. THIRD METATARSAL Base Inferiorly, gives partial origin to the Adductor Hallucis M. and partial insertion to the Tibialis Posticus M. Posteriorly, by a flat facet articulates with the Ext-. Cuneiform. Internally, has two facets articulating with the second Metatarsal. Externally, a single facet articulates with the fourth Metatarsal. The Shaft and Head are characteristic. FOURTH METATARSAL Base Inferiorly, gives partial origin to the Adductor Hallucis M. and partial insertion to the Tibialis Posticus M., whose complete insertion therefore includes the three middle Metatarsals. Posteriorly, a quadrilateral facet articulates with the Cuboid. Internally, a ridge divides two facets for articulation with the third Metatarsal and Ext. Cuneiform. Externally, a single facet articulates with the fifth Metatarsal. The Shaft and Head are characteristic. FIFTH METATARSAL Base Superiorly, gives insertion to the Peroneus Tertius M. Posteriorly, near the inner side has a facet for articulation with the Cuboid. Internally, a...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236834232
  • 9781236834232