C Describe the function of the patella The primary functional role of the

C describe the function of the patella the primary

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the radius to cross over the distal ulna, allowing for pronation and supination. C) Describe the function of the patella. The primary functional role of the patella is knee extension. The patella increases the leverage that the quadriceps tendon can exert on the femur by increasing the angle at which it acts.
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Exercise 3: Surface Markings Data Table 3. Surface Markings Surface Markings Functions Labeled Photograph Posterior Skull Mastoid process : Site for muscle attachment (e.g. sternocleidomastoid) Lambdoid suture : a dense, fibrous connective tissue joint on the posterior aspect of the skull that connects the parietal bones with the occipital bone. Lateral Skull Mental foramen : one of two openings on the anterior surface of the mandible. It transmits the terminal branches of the inferior alveolar nerve and vessels (the mental artery). External acoustic meatus : passageway that leads from the outside of the head (outside ear) into the tympanic membrane (inside of the ear). Mandibular ramus : it gives attachment on its lateral surface to the masseter muscle.
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Posterior Skeleton Spine of Scapula : divides the scapula into parts and articulates with the acromion. Gluteal tuberosity : gives attachment to part of the gluteus maximus. Greater trochanter of femur : serves as a site of attachment for thigh and buttocks muscles. Adductor tubercle : at the lower end of the femur it affords insertion to the tendon of the vertical fibers of adductor magnus.
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