muscle actions - chapter 3

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muscle actions - chapter 3
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  1. process of stretching out; increasing the angle of a joint
    extension
  2. process of decreasing the angle of a joint
    flexion
  3. process of carrying away from midline
    abduction
  4. process of carrying toward the midline
    adduction
  5. turning the palm or medial side of foot upward
    supination
  6. turning the palm or medial edge of foot downward
    pronation
  7. process of bending back
    dorsiflexion
  8. ***lowering the foot; pointing the toes away from the shin
    ***plantar flexion
  9. process of turning out
    eversion
  10. process of turning in
    inversion
  11. process of pulling forward; the forward movement of a muscle
    protraction
  12. process of backward pulling; the backward movement of a muscle
    retraction
  13. process of bone turning on its axis
    rotation
  14. process of carrying around; the circular movement of  the distal end of a limb around its point of attachment
    circumduction

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