Week 4 Vocabulary

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  1. Platysma
    From the lower neck and upper chest to the underside of the jaw.
  2. Pectoralis Major
    Italian: Big one on the chest. From the clavicle, sternum and costal cartilidges to the upper end of the humerus
  3. Pectoralis Minor
    Ribs to the top of the shoulder
  4. sternocleidomastoid
    From the clavicle to the back lower edge of the skull
  5. Deltoid
    Triangular from the clavicle to the scapula to the lateral humerus
  6. Biceps Brachii (Short Head, Long Head)
    From the scapula to the heads of the radius and ulna - flex elbow
  7. Triceps Brachii (Long head, medial head, lateral head)
    From the scapula and upper humerus to posterior ulna - extends elbow
  8. Brachialis
    From the lower anterior humerus to the anterior ulna (underneath bicep later)
  9. Infraspinatus
    Scapula to upper humerus
  10. Teres Major
    From the lower scapula to the upper humerus - Medially rotates and adducts arm, forms posterior side of the armpit angle edge
  11. Latissimus Dorsi
    From the spine and other organs, up to the upper humerus, extends, adducts, medially rotates arm
  12. Extensor Capri Radialis Longus
    Humerus to posterior wrist, over the radius, extends hand at wrist joint
  13. Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis
    Humerus to posterior wrist, over the radius, extends hand at wrist joint
  14. Extensor Digitorum
    Distal Humerus to posterior phalanges - Extends fingers
  15. Extensor Digiti Minimi
    Distal Humerus to posterior phalanx of the little finger - extends little finger
  16. Extensor carpi ulnaris
    Humerus to posterior wrist, over the radius, extends hand at wrist joint
  17. Flexor Carpi Radialis
    From the humerus to the wrist over the radius - flexes and adducts wrist
  18. Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
    From the humerus to the wrist over ulna - flexes and adducts wrist
  19. Brachioradialis
    Humerus to the wrist, flexes arm at the elbow
  20. Flexor Digitorum superficialis
    Distal Humerus and radius to anterior phalanges - flexes fingers
  21. Flexor Pollicis Longus
    Long thumb flexor - upper radius to back of thumb - flexes thumb
  22. Serratus Posterior Superior
    a thin, quadrilateral muscle, situated at the upper and back part of the thorax
  23. Serratus Posterior Inferior
    The origin arises from the vertebrae T12 through L3. The muscle's insertion is the lower border of the 9th through 12th ribs
  24. Gluteus Medius
    The middle sized one on the buttock, Ileum to the upper femur it abducts and medially rotates the hip
  25. Gluteus Minimus
    Ileum to the upper femur - abducts and medially rotates the hip
  26. Piriformis
    From the sacrum to the upper femur - laterally rotates hip
  27. Superior Gemellus
    From the ischium to upper femur - laterally rotates hip
  28. Obdurator Internus
    Pubis to the Ischium to upper femur - laterally rotates hip
  29. Quadratus Femoris
    Lower ischium to the upper femur
  30. Gluteus Maximus
    From the ilium, sacrum and coccyx to the outer femur - one of the largest muscles
  31. Iliococcygeus
    One of the muscles that support the viscera of the lower pubic region
  32. Adductor Longus
    Pubis to the femur - adducts hip and rotates radially
  33. Adductor Brevis
    Pubis to femur - adducts hip
  34. vastus medialis
    From the upper thigh to front of tibia - extends knee
  35. vastus intermedius
    Upper thigh to patella - extends knee
  36. sartorius
    Iliac crest to upper tibia - flexes, abducts, laterally rotates thigh at hip and flexes, medially rotates leg at the knee
  37. Quadraceps Femoris Group
    • Vastus Medialis
    • Rectus Femoris: From ilium to patella, extends knee, flexes thigh
    • Vastus Lateralis: Upper Femur to patella - extends knee
    • Vasus Intermedius (under the rectus): Upper femus to patella - extends knee
  38. Tensor Fascia Lata
    Iliac Crest to Tibia - keeps knee extended
  39. Adductor Magnus
    Ischium to the femur - adducts the hip
  40. Gracilis
    From pubis to inner tibia - adducts hip, flexes knee
  41. Hamstring Group
    • Semimembranosis: From Ischium to upper tibia - flexes and medially rotates knee, extends hip
    • Semitendinosis: Ischium to upper tibia
    • Biceps Femoris Longus
  42. Flexor Digitorum Longus
    From the posterior tibia to the phalanges - flexes toes
  43. Tibialis Posterior
    From the upper tibia and fibula to the tarsals - Plantar Flexion
  44. Flexor Hallucis
    From the posterior fibula to the base of the - flexes the big toe
  45. Peroneus Longus
    From the upper lateral fibula to the plantar surface of the tarsals - plantar flexes and extends foot
  46. Soleus
    From the posterior upper tibia and fibula to the calcaneus - plantar flexes the foot
  47. Gastrocnemius
    From the posterior upper tibia and fibula to the calcaneus - plantar flexes the foot and flexes the knee
  48. Soleus Tendon
    Gastrocnemius tendon: Both make up the Achillies tendon
  49. Tibialis Anterior
    From the anterior upper tibia to the medial foot surface - plantar extension and inversion
  50. Extensor Digitorum Longus
    From the tibia to the phalanges - extend the toes
  51. Extensor Hallucis Longus
    From the tibia to the big toe - extends big toe.

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Week 4 Vocabulary
2013-02-05 05:27:40
anatomy muscles

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