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Muscular System

muscle movements

TermDefinition
Abduction movement of the limb away from the midline of the body
Adduction movement of the limb toward the midline of the body
Flexion decreasing the angle between two bones by bending a limb at a joint
Extension increasing the angle between two bones or the straightening out of a limb
Hyperextension the extreme or overextension of a limb or body part beyond its normal limit
Rotation a circular movement around an axis such as the shoulder joint
Circumduction the circular movement at the far end of a limb
Supination the act of rotating the arm or leg so that the palm of the hand or sole of the foot is turned forward or upward
Pronation the act of rotating the arm or leg so that the palm of the hand or sole of the foot is turned downward or backward
Dorsiflexion the movement that bends the foot upward at the ankle
Plantar Flexion the movement that bends the foot downward at the ankle
Created by: mirandaag.
 

 



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