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Flashcards in Muscles & Tissues Deck (8)
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1

Muscles that rotate the palmar or plantar surface downward are called what?

Pronator

2

Muscles that rotate the palmar or plantar surface upward are called what?

Supinator

3

What is the term used for blood flow through tissue?

Perfusion

4

What is the term that describes lack of blood flow through a tissue?

Ischemia

5

What is the term that describes a localized area of necrosis caused by interrupted blood supply?

Infarct

6

What is the term for the sheet of fibrous connective tissue that covers, supports, and separates muscles called?

Fascia

7

What do antagonistic muscles do?

Work against other muscles

8

What do synergist muscles do?

Work with other muscles