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Muscular

The system in the body composed of muscle cells and tissues that bring about movement of an organ or part of the body.

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Muscular

coracobrachialis muscle

Anatomy; Muscular

The smallest of the three muscles that attach to the coracoid process of the scapula. (The other two muscles are pectoralis minor and biceps brachii. ) It is situated at the upper and medial part of ...

anconeus muscle

Anatomy; Muscular

A small muscle on the posterior aspect of the elbow joint.

pronator teres

Anatomy; Muscular

A muscle of the human body (located mainly in the forearm) that, along with the pronator quadratus muscle, serves to pronate the forearm.

latiissimus dorsi muscle

Anatomy; Muscular

The larger, flat, dorso-lateral muscle on the trunk, posterior to the arm, and partly covered by the trapezius on its median dorsal region.

transversospinales muscle

Anatomy; Muscular

A group of muscles of the human back. Their combined action is rotation and extension of the vertebral column.

semispinalis dorsi

Anatomy; Muscular

A thin, narrow, fleshy fasciculi, interposed between tendons of considerable length.

multifidus

Anatomy; Muscular

A number of fleshy and tendinous fasciculi, which fill up the groove on either side of the spinous processes of the vertebrae, from the sacrum to the axis. The multifidus is a very thin muscle.

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