Epaxial Muscles Of A Cat

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Cat Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to help students learn the origins, insertions, and functions of the cat muscular system.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the action of Longissimus Dorsi?
    • A. 

      Contracts the vertebral column

    • B. 

      Pulls the ribs together

    • C. 

      Extends the vertebral column

    • D. 

      Pulls forelimb dorsocaudally

  • 2. 
    The _______ originates primarily at the transverse processes of vertebrae.
  • 3. 
    The _______ inserts onto various processes of more anterior vertebrae of the vertebral vertebrae.
  • 4. 
    What pulls the ribs together?
    • A. 

      External oblique

    • B. 

      Transversus Abdominis

    • C. 

      Rectus Abdominis

    • D. 

      Iliocostalis

  • 5. 
    The multifidus spinae inserts where?
  • 6. 
    The _____ originates on the lateral surface of the ribs.
  • 7. 
    The longissimus dorsi originates from the ______ and ________ of the vertebrae in the vertebral column.
    • A. 

      Ilium and Transverse Processes

    • B. 

      Pubis and Transverse Processes

    • C. 

      Ischium and Neural Spines

    • D. 

      Ilium and Neural Spines

  • 8. 
    When both sides of the multifidus spinae contract _______, the vertebral column extends; when both sides contract _______, the vertebral column bends toward the side.
    • A. 

      Simultaneously and Unilaterally

    • B. 

      Unilaterally and Simultaneously

    • C. 

      Consecutively and Unilaterally

    • D. 

      Simultaneously and Consecutively

  • 9. 
    The ______ inserts onto the lateral surface of more cranial ribs.
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