Equine Muscles

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  • Created on: 13-08-20 07:48
Triceps Brachii Origin
Caudal Border of Scapula + Proximal Humerus
1 of 33
Triceps Brachii Insertion
2 of 33
Triceps Brachii Action
Flexes Shoulder, Extends Elbow
3 of 33
Biceps Brachii Origin
Supraglenoid Tubercle
4 of 33
Biceps Brachii Insertion
Cranial + Proximal Aspects of Radius and Ulna
5 of 33
Biceps Brachii Action
Extends Shoulder, Flexes Elbow
6 of 33
Rectus Femoris Origin
Body of Ilium
7 of 33
Rectus Femoris Insertion
8 of 33
Rectus Femoris Action
Extends Stifle, Flexes Hip
9 of 33
Biceps Femoris Origin
Sacrum, Sacrosciatic Ligament, Tuber Ischii
10 of 33
Biceps Femoris Insertion
Patella, Tibia, Calcaneal Tuber
11 of 33
Biceps Femoris Action
Extends Hip, Hock and Stifle, Flexes Stifle
12 of 33
Trapezius Origin
C2 - T10
13 of 33
Trapezius Insertion
Scapula Spine
14 of 33
Trapezius Action
Lifts, Advances and Protracts the Scapula
15 of 33
Splenius Origin
Nuchal Ligament, T3 - T5
16 of 33
Splenius Insertion
Nuchal Crest, C2 -C5, Mastoid Process of Temporal Bone
17 of 33
Splenius Action
Neck Extension, Lateral Flexion, Head Rotation
18 of 33
Brachiocephalic Origin
Occipital Bone, C2 - C4
19 of 33
Brachiocephalic Insertion
Medial Forearm Fascia, Lateral Humerus, Deltoid Tuberosity
20 of 33
Brachiocephalic Action
Lateral Neck Flexion, Shoulder Extension, Advances Limb
21 of 33
Transverse Pectorals Origin
Sternum and Cranial Costal Cartilages 1-6
22 of 33
Transverse Pectorals Insertion
Forearm Fascia, Medial Humerus
23 of 33
Transverse Pectorals Action
Limb Adduction
24 of 33
Descending Pectorals Origin
Manubrium of Sternum
25 of 33
Descending Pectorals Insertion
Deltoid Tuberosity and Crest of Humerus
26 of 33
Descending Pectorals Action
Adduction, Protraction and Retraction of Limb
27 of 33
Middle Gluteal Origin
Wing of Ilium, Sacrum, Sacrosciatic Ligament, Tuber Coxae
28 of 33
Middle Gluteal Insertion
Greater Trochanter of Femur
29 of 33
Middle Gluteal Action
Hip Extension
30 of 33
Superficial Gluteal Origin
Gluteal Fascia
31 of 33
Superficial Gluteal Insertion
3rd Trochanter of Femur
32 of 33
Superficial Gluteal Action
Abducts the Hip
33 of 33

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