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animal anatomy

upper back muscle Trapezius
lower back muscle Latisimus Dorsi
Upper arm muscle located most anterior Bicep
Upper arm muscle located most posterior Triceps
Shoulder Muscle Deltoid
Major Chest Muscle Pectoralis Major
Minor Chest Muscle Pectoralis Minor
Stomach Muscle Abdominals
muscle on either side of abdominals External Obliques
Upper Leg Anterior Quads
Upper Leg Posterior Hamstrings
Lower Leg Posterior Gastrocnemius
Leg Achilles Tendon
muscle of the posterior (the back) thigh Biceps Femoris
is the largest and most superficial of the three gluteal muscles. Gluteus Maximus
is situated in the middle of the front of the thigh; Rectus Fermoris
3 types Of Muscle Tissue Cells that contract or relax ( Change shape)
Skeletal Muscle Voluntary or consciously controlled and striated.
Cardiac Muscle Involuntarily controlled and striated
Smooth Muscle Walls of hollow organs( blood vessels,GI tract, Bladder)---Involuntary controlled and NON-striated.
cranial Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body; above
caudal Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure or the body; below
Anterior Toward or at the front of the body; in front of (Ventral)
Posterior Towards or at the back of the body; behind (dorsal)
Medial Toward or at the midline of the body; or the inner side of
Lateral Away from the midline of the body;on the outer side of
Proximal Closer to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
Distal Farther from the origin of a body part or the pont of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
Superficial Toward or at the body surface
Deep Away from the body surface; more internal
Created by: walkerfarm5



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