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Apologia Human Body

Module 6

Origin The point at which a muscle's tendon attaches to the more stationary bone
Insertion The point at which a muscle's tendon attaches to the movable bone
Belly The largest part of the muscle, which actually contains the muscle cells
Mastication The process of chewing
Extrinsic hand muscles Muscles in the forearm which create motion in the hand
Intrinsic hand muscles Muscle within the hand which create motion in the hand
Muscles that work together for the same motion are __________________________. synergists
The main muscle that gets the job done is the _______________________. prime mover
When the flexor digitorum superficialis flexes the wrist, it is a _____________________ lever. second class
Which muscles are involved in mastication? temporalis, masseter, lateral pterygold, medial pterygoid
The buccinator and the _____________________ are involved in kissing. orbicularis oris
The orbicularis oris and the ____________________ are involved in kissing. buccinator
These muscles work on the vertebral column rectus abdominus, external oblique, internal oblique
The rectus abdominus, external oblique, and internal oblique work on the _________________________________. vertebral column
These muscles are forearm flexors biceps brachii, brachioradialis, pronator teres
The biceps brachii, bracioradialis, and pronator teres are all _______________________________. forearm flexors
The antagoinist to the forearm flexors is the ______________. triceps brachii
The triceps brachii is the antagonist to these muscles biceps brachii, bracioradialis, pronator teres
The extensor retinaculum is/is not a muscle is not
Is the Achilles tendon a muscle? no
True or false: The calcaneal tendon is a muscle false
These muscles flex the thigh iliacus, psoas major, rectus femoris, sartorius, adductor longus
The iliacus, psoas major, rectus femoris, sartorius, and adductor longus do this flex the thigh
The antagonists to the thigh flexors are these muscles: gluteus maximus, semitendinosus, semimembranosus, biceps femoris, adductor magnus
The linea alba is a line of _______________________________ connective tissue
_____________________ hand muscles are those muscles in the forearm that cause the motion of the ahnd. extrinsic
_____________________ hand muscles are muscles within the hand that cause the motion of the hand. intrinsic
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