a muscle that draws a body part inward
a muscle that draws a body part outward
to ope or straighten out, unbend
support the abdomen wall
flexes forearm at elbow (bends forearm)
flexes leg at the knee (also called hamstring)
thick triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint, used to raise arm from the side
largest, most prominent muscle of the calf of the leg, the action of which extends the foot
extends hip, for standing up
adduction of the humerus, runs from vertebrae to humerus
muscle in cheek that closes lower jaw when chewing
adducts humerus, moves shoulder, deep breathing
extends and rotates femur, straightens the leg
flexes hip and knee, bends leg, longest muscle in body
flexes foot for walking
elevates scapula (lifts shoulder)
extends forearm at elbow (straightens arm)
responsible for movement of bones, heart, and the inner linings of some organs
more than 600
how many muscles in body
muscles are connected to bones by tough connective tissue called
muscles that you move
muscles that you don't move - you have no control - they move on their own
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