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tibialis anterior
dorsal flexes and inverts foot
soleus
plantar flexion of foot
rectus abdominis
compresses abdomen;
flexes vertebral column
adductor longus, magnus, brevis
adduct,flex, and medially rotates thigh
gluteus minimus
"same"
semimembranosus
flex leg
extend thigh
tibialis posterior
extension and inversion of foot
transverse abdominis
compresses abdomen
gluteus maximus
extends femur;
rotates femur laterally
levator ani
flexes coccyx;
raises anus
external anal sphincter
keeps anus closed
peroneus longus
extends and everts foot
gluteus medius
abducts and rotates femur medially
vastus lateralis
extend leg,
flex thigh
Frontalis
elevates eyebrow;wrinkles forehead horizontally
internal oblique
compresses abdomen;
flexes body at lumbar region
orbicularis oculi
closes eyelids;causes squinting and blinking
orbicularis oris
draws lips together;puckers lips
buccinator
compresses the cheek to hold food during chewing
zygomaticus
raises corner of mouth laterally as in smiling or laughing
gastrocnemius
plantar flexes foot;
flexes calf
occipitalis
draws scalp backward
sternocleidomastoid
flex head (both muscles);
one muscle,bends head laterally
masseter
raises mandible and draws it forward;chewing
platysma
depresses corner of the mouth;
depresses mandible
semitendinosus
flex leg, extend thigh
biceps femoris
flex leg,
extend thigh
temporalis
raises mandible
vastus medialis
extend leg,
flex thigh
pectoralis minor
draws scapula forward and downward;elevates upper thorax in inspiration
pectoralis major
adducts,flexes and rotates humerus medially
trapezius
hyperextension of the head;
elevates clavicle;
adducts scapula
internal intercostals
draw adjacent ribs together; experation
external intercostals
elevate ribs and enlarges thorax; inspiration
serratus anterior
abducts scapula;rotates scapula upward and forward
satorius
flexes thigh and leg;
adducts leg
deltoid
abducts and flexes the arm
diaphragm
expands thorax;
compresses contents of the abdominal cavity
latissimus dorsi
extends, adducts, and rotates arm medially
supraspinatus
assists deltoid in abducting arm
teres major
adducts and rotates arm medially
external oblique
compresses abdomen;
flexes body at lumbar region
vastus intermedius
extend leg,
flex thigh
rectus femoris
extend leg,
flex thigh
gracilis
adducts thigh;
flexes leg inward
biceps brachii
supinates the hand;
flexes forearm
brachialis
flexes forearm
triceps brachii
extends forearm