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VT-IBC-03-2012

Muscles and related anatomic terms, terminology Chapter 7

QuestionAnswer
tetany spasms or abnormal contracture of muscle
tenosynovitis inflammation of the tendon sheath
rhabdomysarcoma malignant tumor of striated muscle
rhabdomyoma benign tumor arising from striated muscle
myotonia increased muscular irritability and contractility
myopathy any abnormal condition or disease of the muscular tissues
myoma tumor of muscular tissue
myosarcoma malignant tumor composed of muscular tissue
myositis inflammation of voluntary muscle
atrophy wasting away of muscle tissue
fascitis inflmmation of the fascia
leiomyoma benign tumor of smooth muscle
leiomyosarcoma malignant tumor of smooth muscle
vastus medialis portion of the quadriceps femoris group of muscles in the hind limb
vastus lateralis portion of the quadriceps femoris group of the muscles of the hind limb
vastus intermedias portion of the quadriceps femoris group of the muscles of the hind limb
triceps brachii extensor of distal foreleg
transversus abdominis muscle that compresses and supports the abdomen
transversospinalis portion of epaxial group of muscles in dorsum
tendon sheath connective tissue surrounding tendonws where there is long distance to the distal attachment or where tendon pulls over a joint
tendon stong, white bands of connective tissue that attach muscle to bone
synergists muscles that work together
smooth type of nonstriated muscle fiber that is involuntary (not controlled at will)
skeletal type of striated muscle fiber that is voluntary (controlled at will)
serratus group group of muscles important for supporting the trunk of the body and respiration
semitendinosus portion of the semi group of muscles, flexor or distal hind limb
semimembranosus portion of the semi group of muscles, flexor or distal hind limb
semi group sometimes called the hamstring group, flexors of distal hind limb
sarcolemma plasma membranes of muscles cells
sarcoplasm cytoplasm of muscle cells
recuts femoris portion of the quadriceps femoris group of muscles of hind limb
rectus abdominis muscles that compresses and supports the abdomen
quadriceps femoris group group of muscles important for extension of the hind limb
prime movers muscles that actively produce movement
pectoral group group of muscles on chest, sometimes used for intramuscular injections
origin the less moveable two points of attachment of a muscle
orbicularis oculi muscle that moves the eyelid
neuromotor unit combo of the nerve cell and its group of muscles that are stimulated to cause muscle contractions
myololgy study of muscles
motor nerve the nerve that connects to a muscle
mastication the process of grinding/chewing food
masseter muscle of mastication
longissimus portion of epaxial group of muscles in dorsum
linea alba fibrous band of connective tissue that is the center attachment of the abdominal muscles on the ventral abdominal wall
ligament strong bands of fibrous tissues connecting bones or cartilate that aid or restrict movement and supports organs
latissimuss dorsi the broadest muscles of the back, supports the forelimb and aids in flexing the shoulder
internal oblique muscles that compresses and supports abdomen
internal intercostals respirator muscles situated between the ribs
insertion the more moveable of the two points of muscle attachment
iliocostalis portion of epaxial group of mucles in dorsum
gluteal group group of mucles on the dorsal pelvis sometimes used for intramuscular injections
gastocnemius muscles of the distal hind limb that flexes the leg and extends the foot
flexors muscles that flex a part of the body
fibers muscle threads or filaments, usually in bundles
fascia sheet of fibrous membrane that encloses muscles and separates them into groups
external oblique muscle that compresses and supports the abdomen
external intercostals respiratory muscles sitauted between the ribs
extensors muscles that extend a part of the body
epaxial group muscles of the dorsal back sometimes used for intramuscular injections
diaphragm musculomembranous wall between abdominal and thoracic cavities
cutaneous trunci muscles of the dermis, responsible for insect-repelling skin twitch
cremaster muscle found in spermatic cord that raises and lowers the testicles
cardiac type of striated muscle fiber found in the heart
biceps femoris portion of the semi group of muscles, flexor of disalt hind limb
biceps brachii flexor of distal foreleg
arrector pili smooth muscles in the dorsum that act to raise the hairs on the back
aponeurosis broad sheet of fibrous connective tissue that serves as a tendon to attach muscles to bone or bind muscles together
antagonist muscle acting in opposition to another
adduction movement that draws a body party toward the midline of the body
abduction movement that draws a body party away from the midline of the body
achilles tendon tendon of the gastrocnemius that inserts at the tarsus or hock
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