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Varied mucles of the head, neck, spine, abdomen, thorax,

Lower Traps

Which part of the Trapezius DEPRESSES and ROTATES UPWARD the scapula?

Occipitofrontalis (Frontal Belly)

I insert at the eyebrow and bridge of nose. Who Am I?

Masseter

The mandible is my bee-otch because I am able to make it elevate, protract, retract and move side-to-side--whenever I want! Who Am I?

Sternocleidomastoid (SCM)

There are two of me on each skull and when we work together we can flex the neck. However, when only one of me is working I can rotate the head to the opposite side (so I can search for my other half). Who Am I?

Occipitofrontalis (Occipital Belly)

My favorite song is, "Back that scalp up." Who Am I?

Masseter
Temporalis
and the Pterygoid Twins (Medial and Lateral)

Mastication (chewing) cannot be accomplished without the help of these four sibling muscles.

The "Scalene" brothers

We are triplet neck mucles. Me and my two brothers always do everything together. We all start (originate) at the Tranverse Process of cervicle vertebrae, we all go to (insert) to the superior surface of the first two ribs, and we all flex the neck and elevate the ribs. Who Are We?

Trapezius

Muscle(s) that extend from the occipital bone down through all of the thoracic vertebrae. Who Am I?

The Capitis family:
Rectus Capitis
Superior Obliquus Capitis
Inferior Obliquus Capitis

Our instructor calls these muscles the "suboccipitals" but we're pretty sure there is something wrong with his medula oblongata because there is no mention of "suboccipitals" in our book. Who Are We?

SPINOUS PROCESSES of the cervical and thoracic spine

Both the Semispinalis thoracis and Spinalis thoracis insert onto the ______________ of the spine.

Quadratus lumborum

Which muscle is known as the "Hip Hiker"?

External and Internal Obliques

Which two muscles of the abdomen flex the trunk (vertebral column)?

External and Internal Intercostals

Which muscle(s) originate from and insert to the inferior and superior border of the ribs?

Diaphragm

I increase volume of the thoracic cavity; decrease volume of the abdomino-pelvic cavity; am known as the "inspiratory muscle"; and look like a mushroom. Who Am I?

Spinous Procresses

Name the part of the spine that the Trapezius and Rhomboids originate from.

Rhomboids (major AND minor)

Which muscle(s) RETRACT and ELEVATE the scapula?

Serratus Anterior

Which muscle(s) are the Antagonist to the rhomboids?

Occipitofrontalis (Frontal Belly)

I originate at the epicranial aponeurosis. Who Am I?

Rectus Capitis

Muscle(s) which insert "on or near the Inferior Nuchal Line"

Masseter

I believe myself to be the "Master of the Mandible", as I originate at the Maxilla and zygomatic arch and I insert at the laterl surface of the mandibular ramus as well as the coronoid process of the mandible. Who Am I?

Temporalis

I am a muscle that is in the shape of a chinese fan. I insert at the coronoid process and ramus of the mandible. Who Am I?

Trapezius

Antagonist to the SCM

"PH"

The difference between "diagram" and "diaPHragm"

Iliac crest

Where does the Quadratus lumborum insert?

Occipitofrontalis (Occipital Belly)

I insert at the epicranial aponeurosis. Who Am I?

Masseter, Temporalis, and Medial Pterygoid

Because we like to elevate the mandible, we are protagonists to the Platysma. Who Are We?

Platysma

I am a long neck muscle that originates at the acromion of scapula as well as the fascia covering the superior part of the pectoralis major and deltoid muscles. Who Am I?

Occipitofrontalis (Frontal Belly)

I am a muscle that can really "raise some eyebrows." Who Am I?

Upper Traps

Which part of the Trapezius ELEVATES and ROTATES UPWARD the scapula?

Sternocleidomastoid (SCM)

I suffer from multiple personalities, which can be best seen by my name that is comprised of the two bones I originate from (sternum and clavicle) and the bone I insert into (mastoid). Who Am I?

Obliquus Capitis

Superior muscles inserts at the Occipital bone between superior and Inferior Nuchal Line, and the Inferior muscles inserts at the Posterior aspect of transverse process of ATLAS

Anterior, Medius, and Posterior

What are the names of the three "Scalene" brothers?

Serratus Anterior

Which muscle(s) PROTRACTS the scapula?

Platysma

My primary insertion point is the inferior (lower) part of the mandible. Who Am I?

Obliquus capitis (superior and inferior)

Muscle origination points--
Superior: Transverse process of ATLAS
Inferior: Spine and Lamina of AXIS
Who Am I?

Middle Traps

Which part of the Trapezius RETRACTS the scapula?

Platysma

My main job is to tense the skin of the neck and depress (lower) the mandible. Who Am I?

Occipitofrontalis (Occipital Belly)

I originate at the superior nuchal line of the occipital bone and mastoid process of the temporal bone. Who Am I?

Transversus abdominis

Which abdominal muscle compresses the abdomen?

Rectus Capitis

Muscle origination of...
Major: Spinous process of the AXIS
Minor: Posterior arch of the ATLAS
Who Am I?

Rectus abdominis

Which muscle originates at the superior surface of the pubis (hee, hee--I said "pubis") and inserts at the Xiphoid process (lower edge of sternum)?

Sternocleidomastoid (SCM)

Who Am I?

Masseter

Who Am I?

Platysma

Who Am I?

Rectus Abdominis

Who Am I?

Rhomboids

Who Am I?

Scalenes

Who Am I?

Trapezius

Who Am I?

Quadratus Lumborum

Who Am I?

Serratus Anterior

Who Am I?

Temporalis

Who Am I?

Occipitofrontalis

Who Am I?

External and Internal Obliques

Who Am I?

Capitis

Who Am I?

Diaphragm

Who Am I?

Intercostals

Who Am I?

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