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Adductors

Muscles that move limbs towards the body.

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Biceps brachii

Most familiar muscle of the forearm.

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Biceps femoris

Muscle in the back of the that help flex the leg

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Buccinators

Flat thin muscle in the wall of the cheek

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Deltoid

Attached to the front, side, and rear of the shoulder

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Extensors

Muscle that when contracted extends or straightens a limb.

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External intercostals

Extend from tubercles of the ribs

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External oblique

Largest and most superficial of the three flat muscles of the abdomen.

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Fibularis longus

Helps flex ankle

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Flexors

Muscle that when contracted bends a limb.

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Frontalis

Muscle that covers front part of the skull.

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Gastronemius

Flexes knee and foot.

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Gluteus maximus

Largest of the three muscles that move the thigh

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Gluteus medius

Second largest of the three muscles that move the thigh.

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Internal oblique

Abdominal muscle located beneath the external abdominal oblique.

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Latissimus dorsi

Pair of large, roughly triangular muscles covering lower back.

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Masseter

Muscle that runs through rear part of cheek.

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Orbicularis oculi

Muscle in face that closes eyelids

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Pectoralis major

Large fan-shaped muscle that covers most of the upper chest.

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Rectus abdominus

Joins sternum to pubis

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Rectus femoris

One of four quadricep muscles.

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Sartorius

Long narrow muscle running across the front of each thigh from the hipbone to the inside of the leg below the knee.

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Semimebranosus

Muscle in back of thigh.

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Semitendinosus

One of the three hamstring muscles.

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Soleus

Broad muscle in lower calf

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Sternocleidomastoid

Pair of long muscles that connect the sternum, clavicle, and mastoid

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Temporalis

Fan-shaped muscle that runs from side of the skull to the back of lower jaw

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Tibialis anterior

Originates in the upper 2/3 of the lateral surface of the tibia.

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Trapezius

Either of a pair of large triangular muscles

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Triceps Brachii

One of several muscles having three points of attachment at one end.

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Vastus lateralis

Muscle located on the thigh.

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Vastus medialis

Part of the quadriceps muscle group.

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Zygomaticus

Muscle of facial expression.

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Quadriceps

Large muscle at the front of the thigh.

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Hamstring

Any of the five tendons at the back of person's knee.