Combined tendon of semitendinosus and gracilis - Tendo communis musculus semitendinosi et gracilis

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General terms > Myology > Muscles of pelvic limb > Semitendinosus > Combined tendon of semitendinosus and gracilis



The combined tendon of the semitendinous and gracilis muscles is the medial component of the common calcaneal tendon in dogs. This combination of tendon is sometime termed "medial calcanean tract", or "accessory calcaneal tendon”.

This term is not listed in the VIth NAV.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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