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Anatomy and Physiology

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Quiz 10 :

Muscular System: Gross Anatomy

Quiz 10 :

Muscular System: Gross Anatomy

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The flexion of the elbow represents a
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When a skeletal muscle contracts to cause a given movement, the more movable end of attachment of the muscle is termed its
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Which of the following represents a class I lever system?
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A synergist is
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When you "pull your tummy in" and compress your abdomen, you use the rectus abdominis, external abdominal oblique, internal abdominal oblique, and transversus abdominis muscles. This is an example of muscles working as
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In the body's lever systems, the
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The brachioradialis is named for its
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The type of muscle that can contract with the greatest force is the
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Skeletal muscles
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The insertion is
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An antagonist is
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The sternocleidomastoid muscle extends from the mastoid process of the temporal bone to the sternum and medial clavicle. When both sternocleidomastoid muscles contract, the head is flexed. The end of the muscle that connects to the sternum is the
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The type of muscle that functions as a sphincter is
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Which of the following muscles is named for its location?
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The origin is
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Which of the following muscles is named for its shape?
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The prime mover is
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Muscles that have their fasciculi arranged like barbs of a feather along a common tendon are called
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The muscle shape that has the capacity to shorten to the greatest degree is
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The adductor longus is named for its
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