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30 Cards in this Set

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pectoralis major: origin
sternum and clavicle
pectoralis major: insertion
greater tubercle of humerus
Pectoralis major: Action
1. Flexes
2. medially rotates
3. adducts the arm
Pectoralis minor: origin
Anterior upper ribs
Pectoralis minor: insertion
coracoid process of scapula
Pectoralis minor: action
depresses the scapula
deltoid: origin
clavicle and scapula
deltoid: insertion
Deltoid tuberosity of the humerous
deltoid: action
aducts, flexes, extends, laterally and medially rotates the arm
Biceps brachii long head: origin
superior rim of glenoid cavity
Biceps brachii long head: insertion
radial tuberosity
Biceps brachii long head: action
flexes elbow, supinates forearm, weak arm flexor
Biceps brachii short head: origin
coracoid process
biceps brachii short head: insertion
radial tuberosity
biceps brachii short head: action
flexes elbow
supinates forearm
weak arm flexor
triceps brachii long head: origin
infraglenoid tubercle of scapula
triceps brachii long head: insertion
olecranon process of ulna
triceps brachii long head: action
extends forearm
triceps brachii lateral head: origin
posterior humerus
triceps brachii lateral head: insertion
olecranon process of ulna
triceps brachii lateral head: action
extends forearm
triceps brachii medial head: origin
posterior humerous
triceps brachii medial head: insertion
olecranon process of ulna
triceps brachii medial head: action
extends forearm
flexor digitorum superficialis:origin
medial epicondyle of humerus
flexor digitorum superficialis: insertion
middle phalanges: 2-5
flexor digitorum superficialis: action
flexes wrist ad middle phalanges 2-5
extensor digitorum: origin
lateral epicondyle of humerus
extensor digitorum: insertion
distal phalanges 2-5
extensor digitorum: action
extends fingers
extends wrist