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3.1 lower limb

Muscles of the lower limp

o8gajeht BONE TO BONE fibrous tissue binding bones together or lashing tendons or muscles in place
muscle contractile organ capable of producing movement
belly fleshy part of a muscle
head portion of a muscle having a separate origin
tendon (MUSCLE TO BONE) fibrous tissue securing a muscle to it's attachment
aponeurosis expanded tendon for attachment of a flat muscle
fascia fibrous envelopment of muscular structures
sheath protective covering
origin relatively fixed point of a muscle attachment
insertion relatively moveable point of a muscle attachment
action movement accomplished by a muscle
flexion decreasing the angle between two bones
extension increasing the angle between two bones
hyperextension increasing the angle between two bones past the plane of the anatomical position
elevation to raise
depression to lower
abduction to draw away from the midline
adduction to draw towards the midline
erection to draw upright
tension to draw tight
rotation to cause to revolve: internal/external rotation
supination to turn palm of hand upward
pronation to turn palm of hand downward
corrugation to draw (skin) into wrinkles
sphincter regulates the closing of an aperture
eversion pointing outward away from the midline
inversion pointing inward towards the midline
retraction to pull (scapula) back
protraction to pull (scapula) forward
myofibrils contractile portions of muscle fibers
Created by: griffol



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