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Anatomy Physician Assistant School Study Aid


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Muscles
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Muscles of Mastication
Temporalis
Masseter
Medial Pterygoid
Lateral Pterygoid
Innervation
Mandibular Branch (V3) of Trigeminal Nerve
Embryology
1st Branchial Arch
1 min
Neck and Shoulder Muscles
Superficial
Splenius Capitis
Trapezius
Rhomboid Minor
Rhomboid Major
Deltoid
Latissimus Dorsi
Deep
Levator Scapulae
Supraspinatus
Infraspinatus
Teres Minor
Teres Major
2 mins
Anterior Thorax Muscles
Characteristics
Pectoralis Minor
Pectoralis Major
Serratus Anterior
Intercostals (External, Internal, Innermost)
Subcostales
Transversus Thoracis
Diaphragm
2 mins
Back Muscles
Superficial
Latissimus Dorsi
External Oblique
Internal Oblique
Gluteus Medius
Gluteus Maximus
Deep
Erector Spinae
Serratus Anterior
Serratus Posterior
1 min
Pathways through the Diaphragm
Characteristics
T8 Level (Caval opening)
Inferior Vena Cava
T10 Level (Esophageal Opening)
Esophagus
Vagus Nerve
Esophageal Branches Left Gastric Vessels
T12 Level (Aortic opening)
Aorta
Thoracic Duct
Azygos Vein
1 min
Hand Muscles
Characteristics
Opponens Pollicis
Abductor Pollicis Brevis
Flexor Pollicis Brevis
Flexor Digiti Minimi Brevis
Abductor Digiti Minimi Brevis
Opponens Digiti Minimi
Lumbricals
Interossei (Palmar and Dorsal)
Palmaris Brevis
Adductor Pollicis
2 mins
Deep Gluteal Muscles
General Action
Lateral Rotation and Abduction
Muscles
Gluteus Minimus
Medially Rotates Leg
Piriformis
Superior Gemellus
Obturator Internus
Inferior Gemellus
Quadratus Femoris
Other Structures
Sacrotuberous Ligament
1 min
Anterior Thigh Muscles
Innervation
Femoral Nerve
Muscles
Iliopsoas
Psoas Innervated by L1-3
Sartorius
Pectineus
Quadriceps Femoris
Vastus Lateralis
Vastus Intermedius
Vastus Medialis
Rectus Femoris
1 min
Medial Thigh Muscles
Action
Adduct the Thigh
Innervation
Obturator Nerve
Muscles
Adductor Magnus
Tibial Nerve
Adductor Longus
Adductor Brevis
Gracilis
Obturator Externus
Laterally Rotates Thigh
1 min
Posterior Thigh Muscles
Innervation
Sciatic Nerve
Muscles
Biceps Femoris
Long and Short Head
Flex Knee
Extend Hip
Laterally Rotate Hip
Semitendinosus and Semimembranosus
Flex Knee
Extend Thigh
Medially Rotate Thigh and Leg
1 min
Anterior Lower Leg Anatomy
Innervation
Deep Peroneal Nerve
General Action
Dorsiflex Foot
Muscles
Tibialis Anterior
Invert Foot
Extensor Digitorum Longus
Extend 4 Toes
Extensor Hallucis Longus
Extend Great Toe
1 min
Posterior Lower Leg Anatomy
Superficial Compartment
Calcaneal Tendon
Superficial Muscles
Gastrocnemius
Soleus
Plantaris
Deep compartment
Deep Muscles
Popliteus
Tibialis Posterior
Flexor Digitorum Longus
Flexor Hallucis Longus
Innervation
Tibial Nerve
1 min
Lateral Lower Leg Anatomy
Innervation
Superficial Peroneal Nerve
Actions
Eversion of Foot
Plantarflexion of Foot
Muscles
Fibularis Brevis
Fibularis Longus
54 secs
Rotator Cuff
External Rotation
Teres Minor
Infraspinatus
Internal Rotation
Subscapularis
Abduction
Supraspinatus
1 min

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