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Orbicularis Oris
Lips- fibers run circularly
Occipitalis
Overlies base of occiput; fixes origin of frontalis
Gluteus Maximus
Forms bulk of buttock; overlies large sciatic nerve
Brachialis
Immediately deep to biceps brachii on distal humerus
Orbicularis Oculi
Muscle of the eyelid; surrounds rim of the orbit
External oblique
most superficial muscle of 3 lateral muscles
Latissimus dorsi
On lower back, covered by trapezius superiorly
Deltoid
Forms rounded shoulder mass
Rectus abdominis
Medial superficial muscle pair; extends from pubis to rib cage
Internal oblique
Underlies External oblique
Transversalis
deepest muscle of abdominal wall
Soleus
Deep to gastrocnemius on posterior surface of calf
Temporalis
Fan-shaped muscle that covers parts of the temporal, frontal and parietal bones
Pectoralis major
Covers upper portion of chest; forms anterior axillary fold
Tensor Fasciae Latae
Enclosed between fascia layers of anterolateral aspect of thigh
Pectoralis Minor
Directly beneath pect. major
Sternocleidomastoid
Deep to platysma on anterolateral surface of neck
Serratus Anterior
lies deep to scapula beneath and inferior to pec muscles on lateral rib cage
Triceps Brachii
Muscle of posterior compartment of arm
Frontalis
covers forehead and dome of skull
Masseter
Covers the lateral aspect of the mandibular ramus
Biceps Brachii
Humerus; anterior muscle; superficial
Rectus Femoris
Superficial muscle of anterior thigh; runs straight down thigh
Gastrocnemius
Superficial muscle, shpaes posterior cage
Zygomaticus
extends diagonally from corner of mouth to cheek bone
Trapezius
Most superficial muscle of posterior thorax
Vastus Medialis
Forms inferomedial aspect of thigh
Gluteus Medius
Covered by gluteus maximus
Diaphragm
Forms floor of thoracic cavity
Vastus Lateralis
Forms lateral aspect of thigh
Semimembranous
Deep to semitendinosus
Adductor Brevis
Largely concealed by adductor longus and pectineus
Sartorius
Running obliquely across anterior surface of thigh to knee












longest muscle in body
Adductor longus
Overlies middle aspect of adductor magnus
tibialis anterior
Superficial muscle of anterior leg; laterally parallels sharp anterior margin of tibia
Adductor magnus
Medial aspect of thigh (a composite muscle- part adductor and part hamstring)
Gluteus minimus
Smallest/deepest gluteal muscle
Iliopsoas
Iliacus, psoas major; pass under inguinal ligament
Vastus intermedius
Obscured by rectus femoris, lies between vastus lateralis and vastus medialis on anterior thigh
Semiteninosus
Lies medial to biceps femoris
Biceps femoris
Most lateral muscle of the group