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meaning feather, fasciculi arranged like barbs of a feather on two sides of a common tendon
Named for Shape
deltoid (triangular), quadratus(quadrate), teres (round), fuisform (like a pump handle), trapezium (like the trapezius), triangular
Named for Origin and insertion
sternocleidomastoid (originates on sternum and inserts on the mastoid process of temporal bone), brachioradialis (originates on the brachium, arm, and inserts onto the radius)
Named for Function
abductor (moves away from midline), adductor (moves toward midline), masseter (chewer)
A pull or force by relative positions of lever (Rigid shaft or bone), Fulcrum (Pivot point or joint), and Weight (resistance)
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