11-6 he Muscular System
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11-6 he Muscular System
Anatomy Physiology Human Body
To move away from the midline.
A tendon attaching the gastrocnemius muscle of the leg to the heel.
To draw together toward the midline.
The attachment of a skeletal muscle; the wrapping at the start of a gauze or elastic bandage.
Extension of connective tissue beyond a muscle in round or flattened tendons; means of insertion or origin of a flat muscle.
Wasting away of a muscle.
The muscle of the upper arm that flexes the forearm.
Permanent shortening or contraction of a muscle.
A spasmodic, painful contraction of a muscle or muscles.
The muscle of the shoulder.
Progressive atrophy or weakening of a part, such as the muscles.
The muscle of a muscle team that extends a part, allowing the joint to straighten.
A fibrous membrane covering, supporting, and separating muscles; may also unite the skin with underlying tissue.
The muscle of a muscle team that bends a part.
The large muscle in the calf of the leg.
The large muscle of the buttocks.
A group of muscles of the posterior thigh.
A result of the spasmodic closing of the epiglottis and spasm of the diaphragm.
The place where a muscle is attached to the bone that it moves.
Between the ribs.
The large muscle of the back.
a pair of skeletal muscles, one that flexes and one that extends the joint.
A state of muscle contraction in which a portion of the fibers are contracted while others are at rest.
Pertaining to the muscular and skeletal systems.
The beginning or source of anything; of muscles, the anchor.
The principal muscle of the chest wall.
A progressive, wavelike muscular movement that occurs involuntarily in the urinary and digestive system.
A large muscle on the anterior surface of the thigh that is composed of four separate muscles.
A long narrow muscle of the thigh; the longest muscle of the body.
A covering structure of connective tissue, such as the membrane covering a muscle.
An involuntary sudden movement or convulsive muscular contraction.
A circular muscle constricting an opening.
a Muscle of the chest arising from the sternum and inner part of the clavicle.
Injury to muscles from tension caused by overuse or misuse.
Fibrous connective tissue serving to attach muscles to bones.
Inflammation of the tendon.
A muscle of the leg.
Stiff neck caused by spasmotic contraction of neck muscles drawing the head to one side with the chin pointing to the other; can be congenital or acquired.
The large muscle of the back and neck.
The posterior muscles of the arm, that work as a team with biceps; the triceps straighten the elbow.