Special Sub-Topic: More Muscles
|The word muscle is from Latin musculus, diminutive of mus, which means|
mouse. One explaination is that when you flex a muscle, it looks like a mouse moving under the skin.
|Which is not a type of muscle in the human body?|
connective. There are four classes of tissue: connective, muscle, epithelial (skin), and nervous.
|Which is not a muscle in the human body?|
myoelastic sphincter. The iris sphincter constricts the pupil.
The sphincter urethrae membranaceae constricts the urethra and allows you to "hold it" until you can get to a bathroom.
The sphincter ani externus also helps you "hold it"...just a different kind of it.
Myoelastic sphincters are found in some species of dolphins and are believe to strangle the airway when they are diving.
|What is the largest muscle in the human body?|
gluteus maximus. The gluteus maximus is located in your buttocks.
|Which of the following will not help you "build" muscle?|
botulinum toxin A injections. One of the effects of botulinum toxin A injections is muscle weakness and/or muscle atrophy.
|What are the muscles of the calf called?|
gastrocnemius and soleus muscles. The vastus lateralis and vastus medialis muscles are in the thigh.
The abductor hallucis muscle is in the foot.
The corrugated muscle is in the brow.
|If you pulled a muscle, what have you done?|
You tore it.. Pulled muscles are also known as muscle strains. Muscle strains usually do not occur when you relax muscles, but can occur when you contract or stretch them.
|Which is a slang term might be used to describe a bodybuilder?|
all of these (shredded, cut, ripped). Each of these terms indicates someone has good muscle definition, or low body fat combined with good muscle tone, mass, and separation.
|Which of these people is a well known bodybuilder, actor, and "Governator"?|
Arnold Schwarzenegger. Roy Park, Lou Ferrigno, and Steve Reeves were all bodybuilders and actors, but only Arnold Schwarzenegger was also the Governor of California from November 2003 until January 2011.
|The sentance below has been widely attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. Fill in the missing blank.
"The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of ________________________."|
the genitals and the tongue. Leonardo da Vinci may be best known as an artist, but his contributions to science may be of equal or greater significance.
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