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voluntary
muscles that perform movement on command
involuntary
muscles that perform without conscious command
ligaments
tough connective tissue that connects bone to bone
tendons
tough connective tissue that connects muscle to bone
biceps brachii
muscle that moves the forearm
origin
muscle attachment to the bone that does not move when the muscle contracts
insertion
muscle attachment to the bone that does move when the muscle contracts
flex/o
bend
pronati/o
facing backward
supinati/o
facing foward
tens/o
stretch
duct/o
draw
ton/o
tone; tension
fasci/o
fascia (band of tissue surrounding the muscle)
kinesi/o
movement
lei/o
smooth
my/o
muscle
myos/o
muscle
rhabd/o
rod-shaped; striped; straited
tenosynovi/o
tendon sheath (covering of a tendon)
-asthenia
no strength
-clonus
turmoil
-ion
process of
-kinseia
movement; motion
-trophy
nourishment
-thermy
heat