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1

What is the largest muscle of the body?

Gluteus maximus

2

What is the largest nerve of the body

Sciatic Nerve

3

What is the most commonly fractured bone in the body?

Clavicle

4

This movement refers to movement of a limb away from the midline of the body in the coronal plane?

Abduction

5

This movement refers to movement of a limb toward the body in the coronal plane?

Adduction

6

This movement results in the anterior surface of a part of your body face medially?

Medial Rotation

7

This movement results in the anterior surface of a part of your body face laterally?

Lateral Rotation

8

What do you call the movement of the foot so that the sole faces in the medial direction?

Inversion

9

What do you call the movement of the foot so that the sole faces in the lateral direction?

Eversion

10

The carpometacarpal joint of the thumb is what type of joint?

Saddle

11

The metacarpophalangeal joints are examples of what type of joint?

Condyloid

12

The wrist joint is an example of what type of joint?

Ellipsoid

13

The atlanto-axial joint is an example of what type of joint?

Pivot

14

The sternoclavicular and the acromioclavicular joints are an example of what type of joint?

Plane