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Most muscles cross at least one
The attachment of a muscles tendon to the stationary bone is called the ______;
the attachment of the muscles other tendon to the movable bone is called ______.
This is an inflammation of the synovial membrane surrounding a joint
Which type of lever produces the most force
eg... lifting on toe (wheelbarrow)
A lever is acted on at two different points by two different forces which are
effort and load
Motion will occur in a muscle when the ______ supplied exceeds the _______.
This type of fascicle arrangement has the fascicles spread over a broad area and
converges at a thick central tendon.
What is another name for a prime mover?
This type of muscle works by stabilizing the origin of a prime mover so that it can act more efficiently.
A muscle may act as a ____ when, upon contraction, it stabilizes the origin of
the prime mover so that the prime mover may act more effectively.
Which term best applies to a muscle that acts is to move a bone away from the
midline of the body?