Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

biceps femoris

flexes thigh at the hip

gluteus medius

abducts thigh and rotates it medially


flexes the leg at the knee

peroneus (fibularis) longus

plantar flexion and eversion of foot

psoas major and iliacus

adducts thigh

quadriceps femoris group

extends leg at the knee


abducts thigh and rotates it laterally

tibialis anterior

dorsiflexion and inversion of foot

linea alba

a band of tough connective tissue in the midline of the anterior abdominal wall called the _______ ______ serves as a muscle attachment

pelvic diaphragm

the ________ _______ muscle spans from the ribs and sternum to the pubic bones

urogenital diaphragm

the ________ _______ forms the third layer (deepest layer) of the abdominal wall muscles


the action of the external oblique muscle is to ______ the abdominal wall and compress abdominal contents


the action of the ________ abdominis is to tense the abdominal wall and compress contents and to flex the vertebral column


the levator ani forms the _______ diaphragm

anal canal

the levator ani provides a sphincterlike action in the ______ ________ and vagina


the action of the superficial transversus perinei is to support the ________ viscera


the bulbospongiosus assists in emptying the male ________


in females, the bulbospongiosus acts to constrict the _______

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording