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Glossary of Human Anatomy: Muscles Groups

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MUSCLES OF FACIAL EXPRESSION
MOUTH: buccinator, orbicularis oris
EYE: levator palpebrae superioris, orbicularis oculi
NOSE, EAR, SCALP, NECK: muscles we didn’t study
EXTRINSIC EYE MUSCLES
inferior rectus, medial rectus, superior rectus, lateral rectus, inferior oblique, superior oblique
MUSCLES OF MASTICATION
masseter, temporalis, medial and lateral pterygoids
PECTORAL GIRDLE
levator scapulae, pectoralis minor, rhomboid major, rhomboid minor, serratus anterior, subclavius, trapezius
ARM: ADDUCTORS
coracobrachialis, teres major, latissimus dorsi, pectoralis major
ARM: FLEXION
coracobrachialis, deltoid (anterior part), pectoralis major
ARM: ABDUCTION
deltoid (whole muscle), supraspinatus
ARM: MEDIAL ROTATION
deltoid (anterior part), subscapularis, latissimus dorsi, pectoralis major
ARM: EXTENSION
deltoid (posterior part). teres major, latissimus dorsi
ARM: LATERAL ROTATION
deltoid (posterior part), infraspinatus, teres minor,
FOREARM: FLEXORS
biceps brachii, brachialis, brachioradialis
FOREARM: EXTENSORS
anconeus, triceps brachii
FOREARM: PRONATORS
pronator quadratus, pronator teres
FOREARM: SUPINATION
supinator
HAND: FLEXORS
flexor carpi radialis, flexor carpi ulnaris, palmaris longus
HAND: EXTENSORS
extensor carpi radialis longus, extensor carpi radialis brevis extensor carpi ulnaris
THIGH: GLUTEAL GROUP
gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, tensor fasciae latae
THIGH: LATERAL ROTATOR GROUP
obturators (externus and internus), piriformis, superior and inferior gemelli, quadratus femoris
THIGH: ADDUCTOR GROUP
adductor brevis, adductor longus, adductor magnus, pectineus, gracilis
THIGH: ILIOPSOAS GROUP (FLEXORS)
illiacus, psoas major
LEG: FLEXORS OF KNEE
biceps femoris, semimembranosus, semitendinosus, sartorius, popliteus
LEG: EXTENSORS OF KNEE
rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis
FOOT: FLEXORS (DORSIFLEXORS) OF ANKLE
tibialis anterior
FOOT: EXTENSORS (PLANTAR FLEXORS) OF ANKLE
gastrocnemius, fibularis brevis, fibularis longus plantaris, soleus, tibialis posterior
FOOT: DIGITAL FLEXORS
flexor digitorum longus, flexor hallucis longus
FOOT: DIGITAL EXTENSORS
extensor digitorum longus, extensor hallucis longuus
VERTEBRAL COLUMN: EXTENSORS
spinalis thoracis, longissimus thoracis, iliocostalis lumborum, semispinalis cervicis, semipinalis thoracis, multifidus, interspinales
RIBS: ELEVATORS
iliocostalis cervicis, scalenes, external intercostalis, serratus posterior (superior),
RIBS: DEPRESSORS
iliocostalis lumborum, quadratus lumborum, internal intercostals, transverses thoracis, external oblique, rectus abdominis
VERTEBRAL COLUMN: SUPERFICIAL LAYER
splenius, erector spinae, spinalis cervicus, spinalis thoracis, longissimus capitis, longissimus cervicis, longissimus thoracis, iliocostalis cervicis, iliocostalis thoracis, iliocostalis lumborum
VERTEBRAL COLUMN: DEEP LAYER
semispinalis capitis, semispinalis cervicis, semispinalis thoracis, multifidus, rotators, interspinales, intertransversarii
VERTEBRAL COLUMN: SPINAL FLEXORS
longus capitis, longus colli, quadratus lumborum
OBLIQUE GROUP: CERVICAL REGION
scalenes
OBLIQUE GROUP: THORACIC REGION
external intercostals, internal intercostals, transversus thoracis, serratus posterior
OBLIQUE GROUP: ABDOMINAL REGION
external oblique, internal oblique, transversus abdominis
RECTUS GROUP: THORACIC REGION
diaphragm
RECTUS GROUP: ABDOMINAL REGION
rectus abdominis

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