Skip to Content
Medical Term:

semipennate muscle

 

Definition: a muscle with a lateral tendon to which the fibers are attached obliquely, like one half of a feather.

Synonym(s): musculus semipennatusTA, musculus unipennatus, unipennate muscle

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide