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Muscle that has the major responsibility for causing a particular movement
prime mover
Muscles that oppose or reverse a movement
antagonists
help prime movers by producing the same movement or by reducing undesirable movements.
synergists
specialized synergists that hold a bone still or stabilize the origin of a prime mover so all the tension can be used to move the insertion bone
fixators
point of attachment to immovable or less movable bone
origin
attached to the movable bone, when it contracts it moves toward the origin
insertion
Muscular dystrophy
An inherited muscle-destroying disease. Muscles enlarge due to fat and connective tissue deposit, but the muscle fibers degenerate