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Exercise 15

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Gross Anatomy of the Muscular System

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  • 1
    Classification of Skeletal Muscles
    Several criteria were given for the naming of muscles. Match the criteria (column B) to the muscle names (column A). Note that more than one criterion may apply in some cases.

    Column A

    gluteus maximus
    relative size of the muscle
  • 2
    adductor magnus
    action of muscle
  • 3
    biceps femoris
    number of origins
  • 4
    transverse abdominis
    direction in which the muscle fibers run relative to some imaginary line
  • 5
    extensor carpi ulnaris
    action of the muscle
  • 6
    trapezius
    shape of the muscle
  • 7
    rectus femoris
    direction in which the muscle fibers run relative to some imaginary line
  • 8
    external oblique
    location of the origin and/or insertion of the muscle
  • 9
    Match the key terms to the muscles and movements described below.

    term for the biceps brachia during elbow flexion
    prime mover (agonist)
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    term that describes the relation of brachial is to biceps brachii during elbow flexion
    synergist
  • 11
    term for the triceps brachii during elbow flexion
    antagonist
  • 12
    term for the iliopsoas during hip extension
    prime mover (agonist)
  • 13
    term for the gluteus maximus during hip extension when walking up stairs
    antagonist
  • 14
    term for the rotator cuff muscles and deltoid when the elbow is flexed and the hand grabs a tabletop to lift the table
    fixator