On the muscles pulling obliquely, their varying structure and their action

  • Giovanni Alfonso Borelli


So far we have considered flexion of limbs pulled directly by muscles made of parallel fibres. Flexion carried out by radial muscles must also be considered. Their function is precisely perceived only by very few people.


Parallel Fibre Muscular Fibre Equal Force Radial Fibre Columnar Fibre 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

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  • Giovanni Alfonso Borelli

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