naming of skeletal muscles

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naming of skeletal muscles
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  1. rectus
    parallel to midline
  2. transverse
    perpendicular to midline
  3. oblique
    Diagonal to midline
  4. Maximus
    largest
  5. minimus
    smallest
  6. longus
    Long
  7. Brevis
    short
  8. latissimus
    widest
  9. longissimus
    longest
  10. Magnus
    Large
  11. Major
    larger
  12. minor
    smaller
  13. Vastus
    Huge
  14. Deltoid
    triangular
  15. trapezius
    trapezoid
  16. serratus
    sawtoothed
  17. Rhomboid
    Diamond-shaped
  18. Orbicularis
    circular
  19. Pectinate
    comb like
  20. Piriformis
    pear-shaped
  21. platys
    Flat
  22. Quadratus
    square four sided
  23. Gracilis
    slender
  24. flexor
    decreases a joint angle
  25. Extensor
    increases a joint angle
  26. abductor
    moves a bone away from the midline
  27. adductor
    moves a bone closer to the midline
  28. levator
    raises or elevates a body part
  29. depressor
    lowers or depresses a body part
  30. supinator
    turns palm anteriorly
  31. pronator
    turns palm posteriorly
  32. sphincter
    decreases the size of an opening
  33. tensor
    makes a body part rigid
  34. rotator
    rotates a bone along its longitudinal axis
  35. Biceps
    two orgins
  36. triceps
    three origins
  37. quadriceps
    four origins

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