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Anatomy Muscles...origin Insertion Action

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1.  ORIGINExternal alveolar margins of maxilla and mandible by molar teeth, to maxillary tubercle and pterygoid hamulus and posterior mylohyoid line respectively, then via pterygomandibular raphe between bones INSERTIONDecussates at modiolus of mouth and interdigitates with opposite side ACTIONAids mastication, tenses cheeks in blowing and whistling, aids closure of mouth
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2.  ORIGINAnterior angles of lower eight ribs INSERTIONOuter anterior half of iliac crest, inguinal lig, public tubercle and crest, and aponeurosis of anterior rectus sheath ACTIONSupports abdominal wall, assists forced expiration, aids raising intraabdominal pressure and, with muscles of opposite side, abducts and rotates trunk
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3.  ORIGINLumbar fascia, anterior two thirds of iliac crest and lateral two thirds of inguinal ligament INSERTIONCostal margin, aponeurosis of rectus sheath (anterior and posterior ), conjoint tendon to pubic crest and pectineal line ACTIONSupports abdominal wall, assists forced respiration, aids raising intra-abdominal pressure and, with muscles of other side , abducts and rotates trunk. Conjoint tendon supports posterior wall of inguinal canal
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4.  ORIGINLateral head: posterior surface of lateral condyle of femur and highest of three facets on lateral condyle. medial head: posterior surface of femur above medial condyle INSERTIONTendo calcaneus to middle of three facets on posterior aspect of calcaneus ACTIONPlantar flexes foot. Flexes knee
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5.  ORIGINOuter surface of ischiopubic ramus INSERTIONUpper medial shaft of tibia below sartorius ACTIONAdducts hip. Flexes knee and medially rotates flexed knee
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6.  ORIGINLateral third of clavicle, acromion, spine of scapula to deltoid tubercleINSERTIONMiddle of lateral surface of humerus (deltoid tuberosity) ACTIONAbducts arm, anterior fibers flex and medial rotate, posterior fibers extend and lateral rotate
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7.  ORIGINOuter surface of ilium between middle and inferior gluteal lines INSERTIONAnterior surface of greater trochanter of femur ACTIONAbducts and medially rotates hip. Tilts pelvis on walking.
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8.  ORIGINBody of pubis inferior and medial to pubic tubercleINSERTIONLower two thirds of medial linea aspera ACTIONAdducts and medially rotates hip
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