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Hindlimb Anatomy KEYFrog muscles.As you look at the preserved frog, note the origin and insertion of each, and hypothesize about its function(s), in this table. Some muscles have multiple origins and insertions.Human muscles.Identify the following muscles. Note the origin and insertion of each, and hypothesize about its function(s), in this table. Some muscles have multiple origins and insertions.Extends knee.MuscleOriginInsertionFunctionGastrocnemiusFemurAchilles tendonExtends ankle.Tibialis posteriorTibiofibula TarsalsExtends & everts ankle.Tibialis anterior longusFemurTarsalsFlexes ankle.Tibialis anterior brevisTibiofibula.TarsalsFlexes & inverts ankle.PeroneusFemur.Distal end of the tibiofibula.Extends knee.Extensor crurisFemurTibiofibulaMuscleOriginInsertionFunctionGastrocnemiusFemurAchilles tendonExtends ankle.Tibialis posteriorTibia and fibula.TarsalsInverts and extends ankle.

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