MT chap 9

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MT chap 9
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2012-02-25 22:50:59
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Muscles
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  1. Muscle: Abductor hallucis
    -duct
    halluc-
    • to lead, draw
    • big toe
  2. Muscle: abductor pollicis
    pollic-
    thumb
  3. Muscle: arrector(es) pili (pilorum)
    rect-
    pil-
    straighten hair
  4. Muscle: compressor naris
    -press
    nar-
    • to press
    • nostril
  5. Muscle: corrugator supercilii
    rugat-
    supercili-
    • to wrinkle
    • eyebrow
  6. Muscle: depressor labii
    press-
    labi-
    • to press
    • lip
  7. Muscle: dilator pupillae
    dilat-
    pupill-
    • to widen
    • pupil
  8. Muscle: erector spinae
    rect-
    spin-
    • to straighten
    • spine
  9. Muscle: extensor indicis
    tens-, tend-
    indic-
    • to stretch
    • forefinger
  10. Muscle: flexor digiti (digitorum)
    flex-, flect-
    digit-
    • to bend
    • finger/toe
  11. Muscle: levator palpebrae
    levat-
    palpebr-
    • to lift
    • eyelid
  12. Muscle: masseter
    masse-
    to chew
  13. Muscle: pronator
    pronat-
    to bend forward
  14. Muscle: sphincter pylori
    sphing-
    pylor-
    • to close
    • pylorus
  15. Muscle: supinator
    supinat-
    to bend backward
  16. Muscle: tensor tympani
    tens-, tend-
    tympan-
    • to stretch
    • eardrum
  17. Muscle: biceps, triceps, quadriceps
    ceps-
    head, point of origin
  18. Muscle: bipennate
    penn-
    feather-like fibers
  19. Muscle: cruciate
    cruc-
    crossed fibers
  20. Muscle: deltoid
    delt-
    delta shaped
  21. Muscle: digastric
    gastr-
    belly-like divisions
  22. Muscle: gastrocnemius
    knem-
    leg
  23. Muscle: gracilis
    gracil-
    slender
  24. Muscle: latissimus
    latissim-
    widest
  25. Muscle: longissimus
    longissim-
    longest
  26. Muscle: lumbricalis
    lumbric-
    earthworm like fibers
  27. Muscle: multifidus
    fid-, find-
    split
  28. Muscle: obliquus
    obliqu-
    slanting
  29. Muscle: orbicularis
    orblicul-
    encircling
  30. Muscle: piriformis
    pir(i)-
    pear-shaped
  31. Muscle: pyramidalis
    pyramid-
    pyramid-shaped
  32. Muscle: quadratus
    quadr-
    squared
  33. Muscle: rectus
    rect-
    straight, vertical
  34. Muscle: serratus
    serrat-
    notched
  35. Muscle: transversus
    vers-
    turned, horizontal
  36. Muscle: trapezius
    trapez-
    table
  37. Muscle: vastus
    vast-
    vast, enormous
  38. Muscle: gluteus maximus
    maxim-
    largest
  39. Muscle: abductor digiti minimi
    minim-
    smallest
  40. Muscle: supinator longus
    long-
    long
  41. Muscle: extensor digitorum brevis
    brev-
    • short
    • ex. abBREViate
  42. Muscle: adductor magnus
    magn-
    large
  43. Muscle: levator labii superioris
    superior-
    upper
  44. Muscle: depressor labii inferioris
    inferior-
    lower
  45. Muscle: obliquus externus abdominis
    extern-
    outward
  46. Muscle: flexor digitorum profundus
    profund-
    deep within
  47. Muscle: flexor digitorum superficialis
    superficial-
    on the surface
  48. Muscle: obliquus internus abdominis
    intern-
    inward

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