Anatomy

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Anatomy
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  1. Pectoantebrachialis
    • Human Muscle: Not found in humans
    • Origin: Manubrium of the sternum
    • Insertion: Fascia of the ulna near the elbow
    • General Action: Pulls the humerous toward the chest (adduction) and caudally
  2. Pectoralis Major
    • Human Muscle: Pectoralis Major
    • Origin: Sternum
    • Insertion: Humerus
    • General Action: Pulls the humerous toward the chest (adduction) and caudally
  3. Pectoralis Minor
    • Human Muscle: Pectoralis minor
    • Origin: Sternum
    • Insertion: Humerus
    • General Action: Pulls the humerous toward the chest (adduction) and caudally
  4. Xiphihumeralis
    • Human Muscle: Not found in humans
    • Origin: Xiphoid process of the sternum
    • Insertion: Humerus
    • General Action: Pulls the humerous toward the chest (adduction) and caudally
  5. External Oblique
    • Human Muscle: External oblique
    • Origin: Posterior ribs and lumbordorsal fascia
    • Insertion: Aponeurosis along the mid-ventral surface
    • General Action: Compress the abdominal wall and aid in flexion of the trunk
  6. Internal Oblique
    • Human Muscle: Internal oblique
    • Origin: Lumbordorsal fascia and iliac crest
    • Insertion: Mid-ventral aponeurosis
    • General Action: Compress the abdominal wall and aid in flexion of the trunk
  7. Rectus Abdominus
    • Human Muscle: Rectus abdominus
    • Origin: Pubic crest
    • Insertion: Upper ribs and sternum
    • General Action: Compress the abdominal wall and aid in flexion of the trunk
  8. Latissimus Dorsi
    • Human Muscle: Latissimus Dorsi
    • Origin: Thoracic and Lumbar region on the aponeurosis
    • Insertion: Humerus
    • General Action: Abduction of the arm
  9. Sternomastoid
    • Human Muscle: Sternocleidomastoid
    • Origin: Manubrium of the sternum
    • Insertion: Mastoid process of the temporal lobe
    • General Action: Flex head and to bend it to the right or left
  10. Cleidomastoid
    • Human Muscle: Sternocleidomastoid
    • Origin: Clavicle
    • Insertion: Mastoid process
    • General Action: Flex head and to bend it to the right or left
  11. Clavobrachialis
    • Human Muscle: Deltoid
    • Origin: Clavicle, the shoulder and upper arm
    • Insertion: Ulna near the elbow
    • General Action: Extends the humerus, turn the head, and flex the elbow
  12. Triceps Brachii
    • Human Muscle: Triceps Brachii
    • Origin: Humerus and scapula
    • Insertion: Olecranon process of the ulna
    • General Action: Extend the forearm
  13. Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
    • Human Muscle: Flexor carpi ulnaris
    • Origin: Humerus
    • Insertion: Carpals/digits
    • General Action: Flex the wrist
  14. Palmaris Longus
    • Human Muscle: Palmaris Longus
    • Origin: Humerus
    • Insertion: Carpals/digits
    • General Action: Flex the wrist
  15. Flexor Digitorum Profundus
    • Human Muscle: Flexor digitorum profundus
    • Origin: Humerus
    • Insertion: Distal phalanges of the digits
    • General Action: Flex the wrist
  16. Flexor Carpi Radialis
    • Human Muscle: Flexor carpi radialis
    • Origin: Humerus
    • Insertion: Carpals/digits
    • General Action: Flex the wrist
  17. Pronator Teres
    • Human Muscle: Pronator teres
    • Origin: Medial epicondyl of the humerus
    • Insertion: Medial surface of the radius
    • General Action: Rotates the palm of the hand downward, to the prone position
  18. Sartorius
    • Human Muscle: Sartorius
    • Origin: Crest of the ilium
    • Insertion: Tibia and patella
    • General Action: Adducts and rotates the thigh and extends the knee.
  19. Gracilis
    • Human Muscle: Gracilis
    • Origin: Pubic symphasis
    • Insertion: Medial surface of the tibia
    • General Action: Adductor of the thigh
  20. Adductor Femoris
    • Human Muscle: Adductor femoris
    • Origin: pubis
    • Insertion: Femur
    • General Action: adducts the femur
  21. Adductor Longus
    • Human Muscle: Adductor longus
    • Origin: Pubis
    • Insertion: Femur
    • General Action: Adducts the thigh
  22. Gastrocnemius
    • Human Muscle: Gastrocnumius
    • Origin: Femur
    • Insertion: Calcaneous (heel bone)
    • General Action: Extensor of the foot
  23. Soleus
    • Human Muscle: Soleus
    • Origin: Fibula
    • Insertion: Calcaneous
    • General Action: Extends the foot
  24. Tibialis Anterior
    • Human Muscle: Tibialis Anterior
    • Origin: Tibia and fibula
    • Insertion: First metatarsal
    • General Action: Extends the foot and inverts it
  25. Flexor Digitorum Longus
    • Human Muscle: Flexor digitorum longus
    • Origin: Tibia and fibula
    • Insertion: Terminal phalanges
    • General Action: Flexor of the digits

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