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Anatomy - Chapter 10: Muscles

Muscles.
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The major head flexor muscles
sternocleidomastoid muscles
The main forearm extensor
triceps brachii
muscles compress the cheeks to help keep food between the grinding surfaces of the teeth while chewing
buccinator
Which is(are) the most important muscle(s) of inspiration (inhalation)?
diaphragm
hamstring muscle
biceps femoris
muscles is innervated by the phrenic nerve
diaphragm
A reduction in the lateral angle of the glenohumeral joint in relation to the anatomical position would be called
adduction
Movement of the shoulder laterally away from the body is called
abduction
The prime mover of hip extension is the
gluteus maximus
the tensor fascia latae is involved in hip
abduction
Muscles that act on the knee joint form most of the mass of the
thigh
To allow for flexion, the __________ unlocks the knee joint.
popliteus