cueFlash

Glossary of Muscle locations

Start Studying! Add Cards ↓

frontalis
face/head
temporalis
face/head
orbicularis oculi
face/head
buccinator
face/head
orbicularis oris
face/head
triangularis
face/head
corrugator
face/head
nasalis
face/head
levator labii superioris
face/head
greater zygomatic
face/head
masseter
face/head
platysma
face/head/neck
trapezius
head/neck
sternocleidomastoid
head/neck
digastric
head/neck
hyoglossus
head/neck
omohyoid
neck
sternohyoid
neck
deltoid
torso
pectoralis major
anterior torso
serratus anterior
torso
linea alba
torso (not a muscle - tendinous line down the middle of the anterior abdominal wall)
external oblique
torso
umbilicus (belly button)
torso (not a muscle)
rectus abdominus
anterior torso
infraspinatus
posterior trunk
teres major
posterior trunk
latissimus dorsi
posterior trunk
gluteus maxiumus
posterior trunk
rhomboideus or rhomboid
posterior trunk
supraspinatus
posterior trunk
iliocostalis dorsi
posterior trunk
teres minor
posterior trunk
lumbar aponeurosis or dorsolumbar fascia
posterior trunk
gluteus medius
posterior trunk
coracobrachialis
arm
brachialis
arm
hypothenar muscles
hand
palmar aponeurosis
hand
abductor pollicis brevis
hand (thenar muscle)
flexor retinaculum
wrist (plural: retinacula)
palmaris longus
arm
A structure which holds an organ or tissue in place.
retinaculum
flexor carpi radialis
arm
brachioradialis
arm
biceps
leg/posterior (also called biceps femoris) (long and short)
triceps
arm
flexor carpi ulnaris
arm
flexor digitorum superficialis
arm
tensor fasciae latae
leg
sartorius
anterior leg/thigh
rectus femoris
anterior leg/thigh
vastus lateralis
anterior leg/thigh
peroneus longus
leg/posterior below calf (also called fibularis longus)
peroneus brevis
leg/posterior, superior to ankle (also called fibularis brevis)
lateral malleolus
ankle (outside)
extensor digitorum longus
leg/anterior, lateral to shin
adductor magnus
leg/posterior thigh
semitendinosus
leg/posterior thigh
semimembranosus
leg/posterior thigh
soleus
leg/inside calf
calcaneal (Achilles) tendon
leg/posterior ankle
iliopsoas
leg/anterior thigh
pectineus
leg/anterior thigh
adductor longus
leg/anterior inside thigh
gracilis
leg/inside thigh
vastus medialis
leg/inside above knee
gastrocnemius
leg/inside calf
extensor retinaculum
leg/ankle (there are both superior and inferior)
anterior tibial
leg/shin
extensor hallucis longus
leg/anterior (superior to ankle)
medial malleolus
leg/ankle (inside)
gluteus maximus
leg/trunk
greater trochanter
leg/posterior thigh
iliotibial tract
leg/posterior thigh
tibialis anterior
leg/shin
plantar
leg/back of knee

Add Cards

You must Login or Register to add cards