Flashcards in Chapter 11 Deck (13):
The fascicles are parallel to the long axis of the muscle.
The muscle fascicles extending over a broad area converge on a common attachment.
The fascicles form a common angle with the tendon.
The fascicles are concentrically arranged around an opening or a recess.
A rigid structure - such as a board, a crowbar, or a bone - that moves on a fixed point called the fulcrum.
The point on which a lever is fixed. Each joint is one of these.
In a skeletal muscle, the point of attachment which does not change position when the muscle contracts; usually defind in terms of movements from the anatomical position.
A point of attachment of a muscle; the end that is easily movable.
A muscle responsible for a specific movement.
A muscle that opposes the movement of an agonist.
A muscle that assists a pine mover in performing its primary action.
A type of synergist that assists an agonist by preventing movement at another joint and thereby stabilizing the origin of the agonist.