Mudpuppy Muscle Functions

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Function of Necturus Muscles

  
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  • 1. 
    What is the function of the latissimus dorsi?
    • A. 

      Pulls scapula anteriorly

    • B. 

      Adducts the humerus

    • C. 

      Flexes the tail

    • D. 

      Retracts pectoral limb


  • 2. 
    Which of these muscles elevates the throat?
    • A. 

      Sphincter colli

    • B. 

      Geniohyoideus

    • C. 

      Levatores arcuum

    • D. 

      Forearm flexors


  • 3. 
    What is the function of the puboischiotibilalis?
    • A. 

      Pulls humerus anteriorly

    • B. 

      Adducts the hindlimb

    • C. 

      Retracts the thigh

    • D. 

      Flexes the shank (crus) and pes


  • 4. 
    Which of the following does not adduct the humerus?
    • A. 

      Supracoracoideus

    • B. 

      Pectoralis

    • C. 

      Humeroantebrachialis


  • 5. 
    What is the function of the rectus cervicis?
    • A. 

      Retracts hyoid and gill apparatus; depresses the head

    • B. 

      Compresses the viscera and aids in locomotion

    • C. 

      Extension of the antebrachium

    • D. 

      Depresses lower jaw and pulls hyoid apparatus anteriorly


  • 6. 
    What is the function of the ischiocaudalis?
    • A. 

      Retracts the thigh

    • B. 

      Extends the shank

    • C. 

      Flexes the tail

    • D. 

      Adducts the forelimb


  • 7. 
    Which muscle elevates the gills?
    • A. 

      Intermandibularis

    • B. 

      Levatores arcuum

    • C. 

      Adductor (levator) mandibulae externus

    • D. 

      Branchiohyoideus


  • 8. 
    What is the function of the triceps brachii?
    • A. 

      Adduct the humerus

    • B. 

      Flexes the antebrachium

    • C. 

      Pulls scapula anteriorly

    • D. 

      Extension of the antebrachium


  • 9. 
    Which muscle flexes body laterally and dorsally during dorso-ventral bending of the vertebral column?
    • A. 

      Dorsalis trunci

    • B. 

      Iliofibularis

    • C. 

      Internal oblique

    • D. 

      Transversus abdominis


  • 10. 
    Which muscle opens the mouth?
    • A. 

      Interhyoideus

    • B. 

      Adductor (levator) mandibulae externus

    • C. 

      Depressor mandibulae

    • D. 

      Cucullaris


  • 11. 
    What is the function of the geniohyoideus?
    • A. 

      Depresses lower jaw and pulls hyoid apparatus anteriorly

    • B. 

      Retracts hyoid and gill apparatus; depresses the head

    • C. 

      Pulls scapula anteriorly

    • D. 

      Flex the antebrachium and manus


  • 12. 
    What is the function of the caudofemoralis?
    • A. 

      Extends the shank (crus)

    • B. 

      Retracts the thigh

    • C. 

      Flexes the tail

    • D. 

      Adducts the hindlimb


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