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Appendicular and Axial Muscles of the Body:Orgins, Actions,

Name the principal appendicular muscles of the body and describe their origins, insertions, actions, and innervations.

Name the principal axial muscles of the body and describe their origins, insertions, actions, and innervations.

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The appendicular muscles support the pectoral and pelvic girdles and the limbs.

The principal appendicular bones of the body include the shoulder or pectoral girdle (left and right scapula and clavicle); bones of the arms, wrist, and hands (left and right humerus, arms, wrists, and hands (left and right humerus), radius, ulna, carpals, metacarpals, and phalanges); the pelvic girdle (left and right coxal or innominate bones); and the bones of the legs, ankles, and feet (left and right coxal or innominate bones); and the bones of the legs, ankles, and feet ( left and right femur, patella, tibia, fibula, tarsals, metatarsals, ...

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This detailed solution helps the student name the principal appendicular muscles of the body and describe their origins, insertions, actions, and innervations and name the principal axial muscles of the body and describe their origins, insertions, actions, and innervations. It includes links to better understand the terms.

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