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The muscle in the neck nearest to the head. Wraps around the front of the neck, associated, Large muscle, extending from neck to shoulder. Lies just anterior to acromiotrapezius
Inserts at the scapula; originates at the cervical vertebrae. Thin, flat muscle extending from the middle of the back to the shoulder. Middle of trapezius muscles. Moves the scapula dorsally
Inserts on the spine of the scapula; originates at the thoracic vertebrae. Located posterior to acromiotrapezius, and partially covered by it. Moves the scapula upward and backward
Inserts on the elbow (olecranon); originates from the scapula and the humerus. Extends the lower arm
Large sheet of muscle in the back. Inserts on the medial part of the humerus; originates along the middorsal line (thoracic and lumbar vertebrae). Moves arms downward
Inserts on the femur; originates from the coxal bone. Supports the pelvis and trunk on the femur
Inserts at the distal portion of the femur and proximal portion of the tibia. Part of hamstrings group, flexes knee and extends thigh, rotates thigh laterally
Inserts at the linea alba and pelvis; originates at the lumbodorsal fascia and posterior ribs. Compresses abdomen
The calf muscle. Inserts at the heel (calcaneus) by means of the Achilles tendon; originates at the distal end of the femur. Extends the foot
The sheet of fibrous connective tissue that connects the abdominal muscles from each side on the ventral midline
Extends toward and behind the ear; beneath the ear and between the jaw and points of the shoulders
Gland that lies directly over the upper part of the heart and functions in the developing immune system and is larger in young rats than old rats
Thin membranes continuous between the parietal and viscera peritoneums that attach the internal organs to the dorsal body wall
Dark-colored organ suspended just under the diaphragm. Produces bile to digest fat, stores glycogen, transforms nitrogenous wastes into less harmful things, transforms digested nutrients into various molecules
Right lateral lobe
The part of the liver that is partially divided into an anterior and posterior lobule. Is smaller than the left lateral lobe, and is hidden from view by the median lobe
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