Important Muscles and their Special names:-

1-Safety muscle of tongue : Genioglossus

2-Cheating Muscle : Superior oblique

3-Anti rape Muscle / Muscle virgineous : Gracilis

4-Tailors muscle : Sartorius

5-Thermostat of testis : Cremaster

6-Boxer’s muscle – serratus anterior

7-Muscle of marriage – medial rectus

8-Muscle of divorce – lateral rectus

9-Muscle of honeymoon – sartorius

10-Swimming muscle – pronator quadratus

11-Climbing muscle- latissimus dorsi

12-Red muscle – postural muscle

13-White muscle- extra occular muscle

14-Spurt muscle – brachialis

15-Shunt muscle -brachioradialis

16-Copying Muscle- Superior oblique-

17-Quadrilateral – thyrohyoid.

18-Straplike – sternohyoid & Sartorius.

19-Straplike with tendinous intersections – rectus abdominis.

20-Fusiform – biceps, digastrics etc

21-Triangular – adductor longus, temporalis.

22-Shawl muscle – Trapezius

23-Guthrie’s muscle – Sphincter urethrae.

24-Laughing/Smiling muscle – Zygomaticus major.

25-Unipennate (fibres arranged to insert in a diagonal direction onto the tendon allowing great strength ) – Flexor policis longus, extensor digitorum longus, peroneus tertius.

26-Multipennate (multiple rows of diagonal fibres, with a central tendon which branches into two or more tendons) – Subscapularis, deltoid.

27-Circumpennate – Tibialis anterior.

28-Spiral or Twisted fasciculi – Trapezius, Pectoralis major, Latisimus dorsi, Supinator

29-Cruciate muscles – Sternocleidomastoid, Adductor magnus, Masseter.

30-Subcutaneous muscles – Platysma, Palmaris brevis.

31-Longest muscle – Sartorius (tailor muscle).

32-Smallest muscle – Stapedius.

33-Locking muscles – Popliteus.

34-Casser’s perforated muscle – Coracobrachialis.

35-Coiter’s muscle – Corrugator supercilli.

36-Cowl muscle – Trapezius.

37-Rider’s muscle – Adductor muscle of thigh.

38-Valsalva’s muscle – Muscle of Tragus.

39-Sommering’s muscle – Levator glandulae thyroideae.

40-Thelle’s muscle – Superficial transverse perinea muscle.

41-Toynbee’s muscle – Tensor tympani.

42-Wilson’s muscle -Sphincter urethrae.

43-Wrinkler muscles of eyebrow – Corrugator supercilli (Coiter’s muscle).

44-Sibson’s muscle – Scaleneus minimus.

45-Gavard’s muscle – Oblique fibres in the muscular coat of stomach.

46-Oehl’s muscle – Strands of muscle fibres in the chordae tendinae of the left A-V valve.

47-Rotator Cuff muscles(SItS)

Supraspinatus,Infraspinatus
Teres Minor,Subscapularis

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