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Master Muscle List


Master Muscle List

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If you are looking for information of the human muscles, you should go to master muscle list. It explains every single muscle of the human body showing its origin, insertion, action and nerves connected to the muscle. Furthermore, its index of regions and master list will help you to navigate and find the specific muscle you are looking for. It is an easy and fun way to learn anatomy.
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Technical Format: Java Applet
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Date Added to MERLOT: April 12, 2002
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 19, 2016
Submitter: Carlos Lopez


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Language: English
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Avatar for Sarah Keim Janssen
8 years ago

Sarah Keim Janssen (Faculty)

The list of muscles and there origin and insertion would be helpful to some begining students, but most text books would have this information already.

Technical Remarks:

Easy to use. Some of the pictures where hard to see where the muscle attachments were.

Avatar for Jennifer McLean
14 years ago

Jennifer McLean (Staff)

I certainly wish I'd had this site when I was working my way through Anatomy and
Cadaver lab! A fantastic, easy to use resource.

Technical Remarks:

It is in some places difficult to see the muscles to which the diagram is
pointing, but the interface itself is wonderful save for a couple of vague