Flashcards in Muscles(Courtney has other half) Deck (30)
How many bones do we have ?
How many muscles do we have ?
Where is the smallest muscle?
The middle ear
Where is the largest muscle?
What is the muscle that works to keep our moth closed?
What is tetanus?
An illness that effects our masseter
Our masseter _____ in tetanus
You can't ____ your mouth when you have tetanus
What are the three different kinds of muscles in our bodies?
Skeletal, smooth, cardiac
Skeletal muscles are also called ____ muscles
What is muscle tone?
Muscles are normally partiality contracted and always working
What do your tendons do?
Pull on Bone at a specific spot when muscles contract
Where is your Achilles' tendon?
Back of your heel where your calf muscle attaches to your heel bone
Achilles' tendon is named after _____ mythology
Essay-When Achilles was an infant, his mother _____ him in special ______ that supposedly protected his body from ______ however when she held him by the _____ and dumped him in his heel didn't get ___
Dumped, water, harm, heel, wet
The heel was the only place where Achilles was _____
Achilles is the ____ tendon
If you over use tendons you get ____
What are antagonist muscles?
While one contracts the other relaxes
Extensor muscles open joint ____
Flexor muscles _____ joint
Explain flexor and extender essay_-
Biceps called for ur flexur by when the elbow bends it tightens, but the tricep/extensor muscle is weaker than your bicep back you use your bicep more when you lift things
What is atrophy?
When part of the body shrinks
Atrophy happens bc of _____ or ____ of use
Muscles attach to our ____
Smooth muscles don't have _____
Cardiac muscles have some atria goons but not as many as _____ muscles
Name 4 places where your smooth muscles are found
Blood vessels, stomachs, intestines, bladder
Smooth muscles are ____