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cardiac muscle
striated, involutary, HEART
smooth muscle
involuntary, not striated
skeletal muscle
striated voluntary
what are the four parts of a muscle?
belly, tendon, origin, insertion
fascicle
collection of muscle fibers
muscle fibers
muscle cells
myofibril
collections of myosin and actin
myofilaments
actin and myosin fibers
epimysium
covers the entire muscle--continuous with the tendon
perimysium
covers fascicles (bundle of fiber)
endomysium
covers individual muscle fiber (cell)
agonist
Prime movers
basic movement (BICEP)
antagonist
performs the opposite motion of the agonist (TRICEP)
synergist
muscle that prevents unwanted motion at one joint to facilitate motion at another
flexion
decreasing the angle at a joint
extension
increasing the angle at a joint
abduction
moving away from the midline
adduction
moving toward the midline
circumduction
combonation of flexion, extension, abduction and adduction
finger=== not real rotation
rotation
moving a bone along its longitudinal axis
dorsiflexion
drawing the forefoot up and the heel down
plantarflexion
drawing the forefoot down and the heel up
inversion
turning the sole of the foot inward
eversion
turning the sole of the foot outward
pronation
turning the palm of the hand posteriorly (down)
supination
turning the palm of the hand anteriorly (up)