Med Terms. Ch. 9

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Med Terms. Ch. 9
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2012-02-12 00:21:26
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  1. adductor hallucis
    duct-
    halluc-
    • to lead, draw
    • great toe
  2. adductor pollicis
    pollic-
    rect-
    pil-
    • thumb
    • to straighten
    • hair
  3. compressor naris
    press-
    nar-
    • to press
    • nostril
  4. corrugator supercilii
    rugat-
    supercili-
    • to wrinkle
    • eyebrow
  5. depressor labii
    press-
    labi-
    • to press
    • lip
  6. dilator pupillae
    dilat-
    pupill-
    • to widen
    • pupil
  7. erector spinae
    rect-
    spin-
    • to straighten
    • spine
  8. extensor indicis
    tens- tend-
    indic-
    • to stretch
    • forefinger
  9. flexor digiti
    flex- flect-
    digit-
    • to bend
    • finger/toe
  10. levator papebrae
    levat-
    palpebr-
    • to lift
    • eyelid
  11. masseter
    masse-
    to chew
  12. pronator
    pronat-
    to bend forward
  13. sphincter pylori
    sphing-
    pylor-
    • to close
    • pylorus
  14. supinator
    supinat-
    to bend backward
  15. tensor tympani
    tens- tend-
    tempan-
    • to stretch
    • eardrum
  16. biceps, triceps, quadriceps
    ceps-
    head, point of origin
  17. bipennate
    penn-
    feather-like fibers
  18. cruciate
    cruc-
    crossed fingers
  19. deltoid
    delt-
    delta shaped
  20. digastric
    gastr-
    belly-like divisions
  21. gastrocnemius
    knem-
    leg
  22. gracilis
    gracil-
    slender
  23. latissimus
    latissim-
    widest
  24. longissimus
    longissim-
    longest
  25. lumbricalis
    lumbric-
    earthworm-like fibers
  26. multifidus
    fid- find-
    split
  27. obliques
    obliqu-
    slanting
  28. orbicularis
    orbicul-
    encirculing
  29. piriformis
    pir(i)-
    pear-shaped
  30. pyramidalis
    pyramid-
    pyramid-shaped
  31. quadratus
    quadr-
    squared
  32. rectus
    rect-
    straight, vertical
  33. serratus
    serrat-
    notched
  34. transversus
    vers-
    turned, horizontal
  35. trapezius
    trapez-
    table
  36. vastus
    vast-
    vast, enormous
  37. gluteus maximus
    maxim-
    largest
  38. abductor digiti minimi
    minim-
    smallest
  39. supinator longus
    long-
    long
  40. extensor digitorum brevis
    brev-
    short
  41. adductor magnus
    magn-
    large
  42. levator labii superioris
    superior-
    upper
  43. depressor labii inferioris
    inferior-
    lower
  44. obliquus internus abdominis
    intern-
    inward
  45. oliquus externus abdominis
    extern-
    outward
  46. flexor digitorum profundus
    profund-
    deep within
  47. flexor digitorum superficialis
    superficial-
    on the surface

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