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Rosehill Skel Muscle

Names of Skeletal Muscles

vastus huge
maximus large
langus long
minimus small
breverrus short
delta triangular
rhomboid like a rhonmbus, with equal and parallel sides
latissiums wide
terris round
trapezius like a trapezoid, a four-sided gifure with two sides parallel
rectius straight
transverse across
obleque diagonally
orbicularious circular
pectoralius chest
gleutius buttock or rump
bruceri arm
supra above
intra below
sub under or beneath
lateralis lateral
bisepts two heads
trisepts three heads
quaddrasepts four heads
sternocleidomastoideus origin on the sternum and clavicle, insertion on the mastoid process
brachioradialis origin on the brachium or arm, insertion on the radius
abductor moves parts of the body AWAY from parts nearby
adductor moves parts of the body TOWARDS parts nearby
flexor causes a joint to bend
extensor causes a joint to straighten
leavitor lifts a structure
masitor used in chewing
Created by: rosehill



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