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Muscles and Bones
Basic muscles and bones of the human body
Terms in this set (14)
large muscle in middle of the back.
Adducts, extends and medially rotates the shoulder.
Abducts the shoulder, some rotation of the arm.
large muscle that covers the entire back of the upper arm
Extends the elbow, adduction of the arm.
The large muscle that covers the front of the humerus.
Flexes the arm, supinates the forearm
thigh muscles that causes extension at the knee
extends the leg (pulls leg back at the hip)
Flat, triangular muscles of the shoulder and upper back.
Raises the scapula (shrug your shoulders up and down)
pushes arms forward and turns arms inward
Flexes Vertebral Column
Along with back muscles, they keep the body upright.
muscles above hips
allows for twisting upper body and side bends of the trunk
back of thigh
muscle group that extends the thigh and flexes the knee
neck muscles, form a "V"
Flexes neck and turns head
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