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Punctum fixum

Latin: punctum – point; fixus – fixed
German: Punctum fixum


Punctum fixum in anatomical terms is a latin term for the point, which is not moving during a contraction of a muscle, ie it is fixed. If it is an origin of the muscle or an insertion of the muscle depends on the kind of movement.

Specialties: Anatomy

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