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Ch.6 Muscles

Mrs. Eastham- SVHS

Muscle cells Muscle Fibers
Buttocks Gluteus maximus
Chest muscle Pectoral muscle
Anterior thigh muscle. Quadriceps femoris
Posterior thigh muscle. Hamstrings
Back muscle Latissimus dorsi
Muscle responsible for smiling. Zygomaticus
Muscle responsible for sneering Levator labii superioris
Muscle responsible for frowning. Depressor anguli oris
Closes the eyelid Orbicularis oculi
Puckers the mouth Orbicularis oris
Flattens the cheeks Buccinator
Changes the shape of the tongue Intrinsic tongue muscles
Moves the tongue Extrinsic tongue muscles
Adenosine triphosphate ATP
The ability for the muscle to respond to a stimulus Excitability
Ability for the muscle to contract Contractility
The ability for the muscle to recoil to it's original length. Elasticity
The ability for the muscle to extend Extensibility
The connective tissue sheath that is directly upon the whole muscle. Epimysium
Created by: seastham221
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