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muscle of hip that is most deep aducts the thigh. Common to ask because it is under gluteus medius.
Flexes, abducts, and laterally rotates thigh at the hip; flexes knee ie: crossing your legs. Longest muscle in the body wraps around thigh from anterior view.
Tensor Faciae Latae
Abducts the thigh to take the "at ease" stance. Connects to illiotibial tract or I.T. Band (Aponeurosis is a broat sheet of tendons).
Extends knee and flexes thigh at hip. Anterior thigh wide superficial muscle connecting thigh to knee.
extends leg. Anterior thigh region Lateral side slightly medial of the I.T. Band Superficial.
extends leg. Anterior thigh region medial of rectus femoris superficial from anterior view.
Extends leg. Anterior thigh region in between and deeper than vastus lateralis and vastus medialis.
Extends thigh and flexes leg. Posterior thigh region; Deeper than semitendinosus, medial of bicep femoris, and slightly lateral of gracilis.
Extends thigh and flexes leg. Posterior thigh region; more superficial than semimebranosus. More medial side.
Plantar flextion of foot. Muscle region the leg; Calf muscle superficial from posterior view.Extends to Calcaneal tendon. (Achilles Tendon).
Extensor digitorum longus
Extends toes II-V. Muscle of the leg. Continues to toes in between tibialis anterior and fibularis longus from anterior view.
_______is the muscle around the mouth; moves your lips up and down, allows closing of lips. Deep muscle around lips.
Action; draws mouth up and lateral (smiling). Minor on superior and major on the posterior. Superficial cheek region.
V-Shaped throat muscle. Opens mouth, depresses mandible, elevates hyoid bone during swallowing.
Superficial of transverse abdominus. Action: compresses abdomen, flexes and rotates trunk.
More deep than external oblique. Action; compresses abdomen, flexes and rotates trunk.
depresses and moves scapula anteriorly. Attaches to ribs superior and goes to scapula.
O: first 8-9 ribs | I: inside of vertebral border of scapula | A: protraction and upward rotation of shoulder
Muscles acting on the shoulder. Posterior view superficial triangular muscle. Action; elevates, depresses, retracts scapula, and extends head.
Abducts arm, muscle superior to the clavicle from posterior view deep. (makes up rotator cuff)
Lateral rotation of the arm; posterior to the clavicle from posterior view deep. (rotator cuff)
rotates the forearm medially. Superficial in anatomical position, supine. Pronates-palm up to down.
Flexor carpi radialis
anterior of forearm goes to wrist on the thumb side.Action flexes and abducts hand.
long muscle that connects to palm (only tendon over the flexor retinaculum). Action; flexes hand.
Flexor carpi ulnaris
posterior and superficial muscle that connects the forearm to the wrist on the pinky side. Action; flexes and adducts hand.
Extensor carpi radialis longus
long muscles from the forearm to the wrist. anterior and superficial . Elbow to thumb side of the wrist. Action; extends and abducts hand.
Extensor carpi radialis brevis
slightly deeper and shorter than the extensor carpi radialis longus. More medial than the extensor digitorum. Action; extends and abducts hand.
Posterior, Big center muscle of forearm.Action; extends wrist & extend fingers II-V. (for extensor retinaculum).
Extensor digiti minimi
Action; extends finger V. More lateral than extensor digitorum in superficial forearm.
located at base of palm on anterior side of hand--covers flexor tendons and prevents bowstringing except palmaris longus.
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