Monthly Archives: July 2010

Canine Hindlimb

Contents 1 Pelvic Girdle and Hip 1.1 Bones 1.1.1 Canine Bone Specifics 1.2 Joints and Synovial Structures 1.2.1 Sacroiliac Joint 1.2.2 Coxafemoral/Hip Joint 2 Musculature 3 Proximal Hindlimb including Stifle and Tarsus 3.1 Bones 3.1.1 Canine Bone Specifics 4 Joints … Continue reading

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Bovine Forelimb

Structures of the Proximal Forelimb and Shoulder Scapula The ox possesses a small tuber scapular with a acromion present It has extensive scapular cartilage   Humerus The humerus is almost the same conformation as that of the dog.   Radius … Continue reading

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Equine Forelimb

Contents 1 Structures of the Proximal Forelimb and Shoulder 1.1 Scapula 1.2 Humerus 1.3 Radius and Ulna 2 Joints of the Proximal Forelimb 2.1 Shoulder Joint 2.2 Elbow Joint 3 Structures of the Distal Forelimb 3.1 Carpal bones 3.2 Metacarpal … Continue reading

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Sliding filament theory

An impulse travels down the axon and enters the muscle at the neurpmuscular junction causing voltage regulated calcium channels in the axon membrane to open.  Calcium ions from the extracellular fluid flow in to the axon terminal. this causes synaptic … Continue reading

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Canine Forelimb – Anatomy

Structures of the Proximal Forelimb and Shoulder Scapula The Scapula forms the basis of the shoulder region, providing points of attachment of extrinsic and intrinsic muscles. It is held in place by a synsarcosis of muscles and does not form … Continue reading

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Hindlimb Muscles

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Elbow joint in the dog and the horse

The Elbow joint is formed between distal end of humerus (humeral condyle) and proximal ends of radius and ulna in both species. The articulations are the same in both species. The trochlea of the humerus is the largest area and … Continue reading

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