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Flashcards in Muscle Actions [4] Deck (14):
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Abduction

Away from the body

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Adduction

Toward the body

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Flexion

To bend

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Extension

To stretch out

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Dorsiflexion

Bending backwards

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Plantar flexion

Bending sole of foot; pointing toes downward

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Eversion

Turning outward

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Inversion

Turning inward

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Pronation

To downward or backward

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Supination

To turn upward

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Elevation

To raise a body part

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Depression

A downward movement

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Circumduction

Movement in a circle direction fro a central point

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Rotation

Moving around a central axis