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Semitendinosus

Summary Information: Semitendinosus

Semitendinosus: The semitendinosus is one of the hamstrings or posterior thigh muscles. The semitendinosus is located in the posterior section or back of the thigh and originates on the bony pelvis and inserts on the tibia. The semitendinosus has many actions, including flexion and rotation of the knee, extension of the hip and tilting of the pelvis.

Conditions that can afflict the semitendinosus include strains, cancer, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, paralysis, tears, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Semitendinosus

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Semitendinosus

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Sub Parts: Semitendinosus

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Semitendinosus

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