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muscle test

Situated below or underneath, directed downward _____. inferior
Placed crosswise _____. transverse
Placed toward the belly or pertaining to the abdomen _____. ventral
Situated towards the front _____. anterior
Situated towards the side _____. lateral
In a direction that is towards the front and underneath _____. anteroinferior
In a direction that is above and to the side _____. superolateral
Toward the back and side _____. posterolateral
Middle and lower _____. medioinferior
Towards the middle and front _____. medioanterior
Body movements are produced by muscles.
If a medical term ends in -is, it is highly likely that it is a muscle.
The biceps muscles are part of the upper arm musculature.
The peroneus brevis is found in the leg.
The gluteus (minimus, maximus) is the major muscle of the rear end. maximus
The triceps muscles are located in the arm
The major muscle found at the back of the calf is the (calcaneal, gastrocnemius). gastrocnemius
The (Achilles, talar) is the thickest, strongest tendon in the body. Achilles
The sternocleidomastoid muscle is found in the (torso, neck). neck
The terms used to describe muscle length are longus and (brevis, talar). brevis
The muscle that allows the human being to smile is the (risorius, talar). risorius
The (corrugator, hyoglossal) muscle is associated with frowning. corrugator
vastus lateralis _____ leg
greater trochanter _____. leg
triceps _____. arm
pectoralis major _____. chest
platysma _____. neck
deltoid _____. shoulder
supraspinatus _____. shoulder
hallucis longus _____. leg
hypothenar muscles _____. hand
brachioradialis _____. arm
ganglion Thin walled cyst
myopathy Any disease of the muscles
fibromyalgia Myofascial pain syndrome: achy pain, tenderness, and stiffness
atony Lack of normal muscle strength
atrophy Wasting away or weakening of muscle fibers
paralysis Loss of nervous control of muscle, e.g., paraplegia
myalgia Muscle pain
rigor mortis Muscular hardness after death
tennis elbow Lateral or medial epicondylitis
cramp A sustained muscular spasm or contraction accompanied by severe pain
Created by: trinka