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Muscles that are primarily responsible for producing a particular movement
prime movers/agonists
muscles that oppose or reverse a movement
antagonists
aid the action of antagonists by reducing undesirable or unnecessary movement
synergists
specialized synergists that immobilize the origin of the prime mover so that all the tension is exerted at the insertion
fixators
muscle responsible for moving mandible
masseter
muscle located on temple of head
temporalis
muscle around mouth
orbicularis oris
muscle around eye
orbicularis oculi
cheeck muscle that runs horizontally and deep to the masseter (mandible muscle)
buccinator
large neck muscle
platysma
frontal head muscle
epicranius
smiling muscle, connects to corner of mouth and zygomatic bone
zygomaticus (minor and major, major is bigger)
chin muscle
mentalis
"abs"
rectus abdomis
"the v"
external oblique
runs at a right angle to "the v"
internal oblique
runs horizontally next to abs
transversus abdominis