Naming Skeletal Muscles

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Naming Skeletal Muscles
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2012-11-06 19:35:08
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skeletal muscles
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  1. deltoid
    triangular
  2. gracilis
    slender
  3. lumbrical
    wormlike
  4. rectus
    straight
  5. rhomboid
    diamond-shaped
  6. teres
    round
  7. trapezius
    a four-sided geometrical firgure having no two sides parallel
  8. brevis
    short
  9. latissimus
    broadest
  10. longissimus
    longest
  11. longus
    long
  12. major
    bigger
  13. minor
    smaller
  14. biceps
    2 heads
  15. digastric
    2 bellies
  16. quadriceps
    4 heads
  17. triceps
    3 heads
  18. abdominis
    abdomen
  19. anterior
    on the front surface of the body
  20. brachii
    arm
  21. dorsi
    back
  22. femoris
    thigh
  23. infraspinatus
    below the scapular spines
  24. interosseous
    in between bones
  25. oris
    mouth
  26. pectoralis
    chest
  27. posterior
    on the back surface of the body
  28. supraspinatus
    above the scapular spine
  29. externus
    external
  30. internus
    internal
  31. profundus
    deep
  32. superfilcialis
    superficial
  33. abductor
    moves a body part away from the midline
  34. adductor
    moves a body part toward the midline
  35. constrictor
    acts as a sphincter and closes an orifice
  36. depressor
    flattens or lowers a body part
  37. dilator
    causes an orifice to open, or dilate
  38. extensor
    causes an increase in joint angle
  39. flexor
    causes a decrease in joint angle
  40. levator
    raises a body part superiorly
  41. pronator
    turns the palm of the hand from anterior to posterior
  42. supinator
    turns the palm of the hand from posterior to anterior

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