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Flashcards in Ch6 Terms for naming muscles Deck (19)
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1

rectus

straight

2

oblique

at a slant (diagonal)

3

maximus

largest

4

minimus

smallest

5

longus

long

6

bi

2 heads (origins)

7

tri

3 heads (origins)

8

quad

4 heads (origins)

9

deltoid

triangle

10

lateralis

lateral - on the side

11

supra

above

12

infra

below

13

sub

underneath

14

major

large

15

minor

small

16

transverse

at right angles to long axis

17

flexor

"flexes"

18

extensor

"extends"

19

abductor

abducts