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Muscle quiz 1

study guide for muscle quiz 1

Sacromere contractile unit of the muscular system
tendon chordlike extension that attaches a muscle to a bone
flexion decreasing the angle between 2 bones, bending
abduction movement along the frontal plane away from the midline of the body; raising the arm laterally
rotation a circular movement around a longitudinal axis, shaking the head no
circumduction making a circular path
supination moving the hand to the palm up position
pronation moving the hand to a palm down position
Inversion turning the sole of the foot medially
eversion turning the sole of the foot laterally
orbicularis oris surrounds the lips, kissing muscle
orbicularis oculi surround the eye
tricep brachi prime mover for elbow extension
bicep brachi prime mover for elbow flexion
extension increasing the joint angle, moving the bones further apart
plantar flexion pointing you toes
dosiflexion walking on your heels
Created by: TeresaGentry