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Anatomy of Muscle

study guide for test on muscles

Where is the actin located at? the z line
What is the difference between thick filaments and thin filaments? thick filaments are myosin while thin filaments are actin
This type of movement is typical of hinge joints, and brings two bones closer together Flexion
This type of muscle movement increase the angle between two bones. Extension
This is the movement that is straighthens the angle joint . Plantar Flexion
This is the muscle movement that allows you to stand on your heel. Dorsiflexion
This is the muscle movement of moving your palm to face the ground. Pronation
This is the muscle movement that combines several types of movements and is often seen at ball and socket joints. Circumduction
This is the movement away from the body. Abduction
This is the movement toward the body. Adduction
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