Thigh Muscles

Thigh Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Thigh Muscles: The thigh is the area between the hip and the knee joint. It is part of the lower limb. The single bone in the thigh region is called the femur. This bone is[...]

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eye muscles

Eye Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Eye Muscles: There are seven Extraocular eye muscles that are present in the eye socket that join to the eye to move it. These muscles control to move the eye from side to side, up,[...]

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Scalene Muscles

Neck Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Neck Muscles: Neck muscles are of four types. Suboccipital muscles Suprahyoid muscles Infrahyoid muscles Scalene muscles These four muscles are described below:

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facial muscles

Facial Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Facial Muscles: The facial muscles are a group of skeletal muscles lying under the facial skin & supplied by the facial nerve (cranial nerve VII) that control facial expression. The facial muscles are also described[...]

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Abdominal Muscles

Abdominal Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Abdominal Muscles: This muscle forms the anterior and lateral abdominal wall. It consists of the- External Abdominal Obliques Internal Abdominal Obliques Rectus Abdominis Transversus Abdominis These four muscles form a firm wall which protects the[...]

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Superficial Back Muscles

Back Muscles: Attachments, Nerve Supply & Action

Back Muscles: The muscles of the back that work together to support the spine, help keep the body upright and allow twist and bend in many directions. The back muscles can be three types. a. Superficial[...]

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Anterior Compartment Leg Muscles

Leg Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Leg Muscles: The lower leg muscles comprises the three compartment-Anterior Compartment, Lateral Compartment, and the Posterior Compartment.

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hand muscles

Hand muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Hand muscles: The muscles of the hand are responsible for the hand and fingers movement. The muscles of the hand are redivided into two groups: the extrinsic muscles and the intrinsic muscle groups. The extrinsic[...]

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forearm muscles

Forearm Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Forearm Muscles: The forearm is the region of the upper limb between the elbow and the wrist. The forearm muscles divided into- Anterior compartment Posterior compartment    

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arm muscles

Arm Muscles : Attachment, Nerve Supply & Action

Arm Muscles: The arm muscles are located between the shoulder and elbow joint. It contains four muscles – three in the anterior compartment, and one in the posterior compartment. Muscles of the anterior compartment of[...]

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