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Muscles 02

(belly button) umbilicus
(previously dorsolumbar fascia) lumbar aponeurosis
Muscle that controls curvature of the lower spine. rectus abdominis
Muscle that rotates the arm medially. teres major
A white, flattened, tendinous expansion. lumbar aponeurosis
Group of posterior spinal column muscles. erector spinae
Muscle that connects the scapula with the vertebrae. rhomboid
Also called the rotator cuff. infraspinatus
Muscle that works to move the neck in several directions. trapezius
The widest and most powerful muscle of the back. latissimus dorsi
retinaculum (plural: retinacula) a structure that holds an organ or tissue in place.
retinaculum in surgery an instrument that retracts tissues.
bones of the forearm radius and ulna
muscle terms may end in s, but are not plural.
pollex means thumb
pollicis refers to certain muscles in the hand.
hallux - the great toe
To extend the palm upwards. supinate
The first digit of the hand (the thumb). pollex
Located behind the humerus and extends the forearm. anconeus
Long narrow muscle which assists in extension of the wrist and little finger. extensor digiti minimi
Another term for palmar. thenar
Descriptive muscle term meaning short. brevis
Muscle attached to the humerus deep to the biceps. coracobrachialis
A structure which holds an organ or a tissue in place. retinaculum
The major muscle of the upper arm. biceps
A muscle which turns the palm of the hand downwards. pronator teres
A muscle whose tendon divides into four different tendons. extensor digitorum communis
Long slender arm muscle with a tendon which attaches to the palmar aponeurosis. palmaris longus
Muscle located on the back of the arm. triceps
Muscle which flexes the fingers. flexor digitorum profundus
lateral malleolus refers to the bone on the outside of the____joint, formed by the distal end of the_____. ankle, fibula
medial malleolus refers to the bone on the inside of the____joint, formed by the distal end of the____. ankle,tibia
When you hold your feet very close together the two___ ____touch. medial malleoli.
calcaneal - Achilles tendon.
The thickest and strongest tendon in the body is the calcaneal/Achilles tendon.
The extensor retinaculum covers and holds in place the muscles and tendons of the front of the foot.
The greater trochanter, also called trochanter major.
The greater trochanter is a broad, flat process to which several___are attached. muscles
The iliotibial tract is a thick, long band of _____ ____that extends down the side of the thigh to the tibia. fascia lata
Created by: trinka