muscle actions

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Flexor

Decreases a joint angle

Extensor

Increases a joint angle

Abductor

Moves a bone away from the midline

Adductor

Moves a bone closer to the midline

Levator

Raises or elevates a body part

Depressor

Lowers or depresses a body part

Supinator

Turns palm anteriorly

Pronator

Turns palm Posteriorly

Sphincter

Decreases the size of an opening

Tensor

Makes a body part rigid

Rotator

Rotates a bone around its logitudinal axis

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