Sesamoid bone of gastrocnemius - Ossa sesamoidea musculus gastrocnemii

Anatomical hierarchy

Osteology > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of pelvic limb > Femoral skeleton > Sesamoid bone of gastrocnemius

Translations

Description

In carnivores, there are two sesamoid bones of gastrocnemius (fabellae in veterinary medicine) localized in the medial and lateral head of gastrocnemius. 


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

Images

Download vet-Anatomy

Mobile and tablet users, you can download on Appstore or GooglePlay.

vet-Anatomy on Appstore vet-Anatomy on Googleplay