Related WordNet synsets for SUMO concept Muscle

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muscular structure, musculature, muscle system
the muscular system of an organism
skeletal muscle, striated muscle
muscle tissue characterized by transverse stripes
skeletal muscle
a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton
voluntary muscle
striated muscle that can be controlled voluntarily
abductor, abductor muscle
a muscle that draws a part away from the median line
musculus abductor digiti minimi manus
the abductor muscle of the little finger
musculus abductor digiti minimi pedis
the abductor muscles of the little toe
musculus abductor hallucis
the abductor muscle of the great toe
musculus abductor pollicis
the abductor muscle of the thumb
adductor, adductor muscle
a muscle that draws a part toward the median line
musculus adductor brevis
the short adductor muscle of the thigh
musculus adductor longus
the long adductor muscle of the thigh
musculus adductor magnus, great adductor muscle
the muscle that adducts and extends the thing
musculus adductor hallucis
the adductor muscle of the great toe
anconeous muscle, musculus anconeus
the muscle that extends the forearm and abducts the ulna in pronation of the wrist
antagonistic muscle
a muscle that opposes the action of another; "the biceps and triceps are antagonistic muscles"
a muscle that relaxes while another contracts
a muscle that contracts while another relaxes
articular muscle
a muscle that inserts directly onto the capsule of a joint
musculus articularis cubiti
a small branch of the triceps that inserts into the capsule of the elbow joint
musculus articularis genus
the articular muscle of the knee
cheek muscle, buccinator muscle, musculus buccinator
a muscle that flatten the cheek and retracts the angle of the mouth
extensor muscle, extensor
a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
quadriceps, quadriceps femoris, musculus quadriceps femoris, quad
a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
flexor muscle, flexor
a skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a joint
ocular muscle, eye muscle
one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball
abducens muscle, lateral rectus muscle, lateral rectus, rectus lateralis
the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward
any of various straight muscles
inferior rectus muscle, inferior rectus, rectus inferior
the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball down and medially
medial rectus muscle, medial rectus, rectus medialis
the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball medially
superior rectus muscle, superior rectus, rectus superior
the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball upward and medially
cardiac muscle, heart muscle
the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction
atrioventricular bundle, bundle of His, atrioventricular trunk, truncus atrioventricularis
a bundle of modified heart muscle that transmits the cardiac impulse from the atrioventricular node to the ventricles causing them to contract
atrioventricular node
a node of specialized heart muscle located in the septal wall of the right atrium; receives impulses from the sinoatrial node and transmits them to atrioventricular bundle
the middle muscular layer of the heart wall
smooth muscle
muscle tissue that does not appear striated under the microscope; has the form of thin layers or sheets
smooth muscle, involuntary muscle
a muscle that contracts without conscious control and found in walls of internal organs such as stomach and intestine and bladder and blood vessels (excluding the heart)
diaphragm, midriff
(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
deltoid, deltoid muscle, musculus deltoideus
a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm
serratus, serratus muscles
any of several muscles of the trunk
anterior serratus muscle, serratus anterior, musculus serratus anterior, serratus magnus
muscles that rotate the scapula and elevate the rib cage
posterior serratus muscle, serratus posterior, musculus serratus posterior
skeletal muscle that draws the rib cage backward and downward
serratus posterior inferior
a thin quadrilateral muscle at the junction of the thoracic and lumbar regions; acts to counteract the pull of the diaphragm on the ribs to which it is attached
serratus posterior superior
a thin quadrilateral muscle of the upper and dorsal part of the thorax; acts to elevate the upper ribs
pectoral, pectoral muscle, pectoralis, musculus pectoralis, pecs
either of two large muscles of the chest
pectoralis major, musculus pectoralis major, greater pectoral muscle
a skeletal muscle that adducts and rotates the arm
pectoralis minor, musculus pectoralis minor, smaller pectoral muscle
a skeletal muscle that draws down the scapula or raises the ribs
intercostal, intercostal muscle, musculus intercostalis
muscles between the ribs; they contract during inspiration
depressor, depressor muscle
any skeletal muscle that draws a part down
transversalis, transversalis abdominis, transversus, transversus abdominis
a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavity
latisimus dorsi, lat
a broad flat muscle on either side of the back
gluteus, gluteus muscle, gluteal muscle
any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh
gluteus maximus
the outermost of the three gluteal muscles
gluteus medius
the middle of the three gluteal muscles
gluteus minimus
the innermost of the three gluteal muscles
one of the tendons at the back of the knee
sphincter, anatomical sphincter, sphincter muscle
a ring of muscle that contracts to close an opening
cardiac sphincter
the valve between the distal end of the esophagus and the stomach; the physiological sphincter at the esophagogastric junction
physiological sphincter
a sphincter that is not recognizable at autopsy because its resting arrangement cannot be distinguished from adjacent tissue
anal sphincter, sphincter ani, musculus sphincter ani
the sphincter muscle of the anus
musculus sphincter ani externus
an external ring of striated muscle surrounding the anus
musculus sphincter ani internus
an internal ring of smooth muscle formed by circular fibers of the rectum
urethral sphincter, musculus sphincter urethrae
a striated sphincter muscle that constricts the urethra
bladder sphincter, musculus sphincter vesicae
the sphincter muscle of the urinary bladder; made up of a thickened muscular layer of bladder around the urethral opening
musculus sphincter ductus choledochi
the smooth muscle sphincter of the common bile duct
musculus sphincter ductus pancreatici
the smooth muscle sphincter of the main pancreatic duct
pupillary sphincter, musculus sphincter pupillae
a ring of smooth muscle surrounding the iris
pyloric sphincter, pyloric valve, musculus sphincter pylori
the sphincter muscle of the pylorus that separates the stomach from the duodenum
any of several muscle that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm
tensor tympani
a small muscle in the middle ear that tenses to protect the eardrum
gastrocnemius, gastrocnemius muscle
the muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf; responsible for the plantar flexion of the foot
soleus, soleus muscle
a broad flat muscle in the calf of the leg under the gastrocnemius muscle
Achilles tendon, tendon of Achilles
a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf
musculus biceps femoris, femoral biceps
the biceps muscle of the thigh; it flexes the knee and rotates the leg laterally
any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm)
biceps brachii, musculus biceps brachii, biceps humeri
a muscle that flexes and supinates the forearm
any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)
triceps brachii, musculus triceps brachii
the skeletal muscle having three origins that extends the forearm when it contracts
axial muscle
a skeletal muscle of the trunk or head
sartorius, sartorius muscle, musculus sartorius
a muscle in the thigh that helps to rotate the leg into the sitting position assumed by a tailor; the longest muscle in the human body
scalenus, scalene muscle, musculus scalenus
any of four pairs of muscles extending from the cervical vertebrae to the second rib; involved in moving the neck and in breathing
sternocleidomastoid, sternocleidomastoid muscle, sternocleido mastoideus, musculus sternocleidomastoideus
one of two thick muscles running from the sternum and clavicle to the mastoid and occipital bone; turns head obliquely to the opposite side; when acting together they flex the neck and extend the head
tibialis, tibialis muscle, musculus tibialis
a skeletal muscle arising from the tibia; provides plantar flexion and inversion of the foot
tibialis anticus, tibialis anterior
a muscle running from the tibia to the first metatarsal and cuneiform bones
tibialis posticus, tibialis posterior
a deep muscle of the leg
facial muscle
any of the skeletal muscles of the face
(of muscles) relieved of stiffness by stretching; "well-stretched muscles are less susceptible to injury"
having stiff muscles as the result of excessive exercise; "he arrived accompanied by two muscle-bound body guards"
of or relating to or near the gluteus muscles
of or relating to the sartorius muscle
of or relating to any of the scalene muscles
of or relating to the myocardium