Muscle Terminology - Table 11-1 from the Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Textbook Terrms Indicating Specific Regions of the Body Terms Indicating

Muscle Terminology - Table 11-1 from the Fundamentals of...

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Table 11-1 from the Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Textbook Terrms Indicating Specific Regions of the Body Terms Indicating Position, Direction, or Fascicle Organization Terms Indicating Structural Characteristics of the Muscle Terms Indicating Actions Abdominis (abdomen) Anterior (front) Nature of Origin General Anconeus (elbow) Externus (superficial) Biceps (two heads) Abductor Auricularis (auricle of ear) Extrinsic (outside) Triceps (three heads) Adductor Brachialis (brachium) Inferioris (inferior) Quadriceps (four heads) Depressor Capitis (head) Internus (deep, internal) Extensor Carpi (wrist) Intrinsic (inside) Shape Flexor Cervicis (neck) Lateralis (lateral) Deltoid (triangle) Levator Cleido-/ -clavius (clavicle) Medialis/medius (medial, middle) Orbicularis (circle) Pronator Coccygeus (coccyx) Oblique Pectinate (comblike) Rotator Costalis (ribs) Posterior (back) Piriformis (pear-shaped) Supinator Cutaneous (skin) Profundus (deep) Platy- (flat) Tensor Femoris (femur) Rectus (straight, parallel)
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