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Main muscles of the human body



Muscular system: presence of more than 600 muscles

Main muscles of the human body

The human muscular system has, on average, 650 skeletal muscles. We quote below the most important muscles of the human body.

HEAD MUSCLES

- Occipitofrontal muscle (skull)

- Temporoparietal muscle (skull)

- Orbicularis oculi muscle (eye)

- Procero (nose)

- Nasal (nose)

- Buccinator muscle (mouth)

- Orbicularis oris muscle

- Masseter muscle (jaws)

- Temporal muscle (jaws)

- Stapes muscle (ear)

- Tension tympanic muscle (ear)

- Genioglossus muscle (tongue)

NECK MUSCLES

- Platisma (cervical)

- Sternocleidomastoid (cervical)

- Long neck muscle (anterior vertebral)

- Anterior scalene muscle (lateral vertebral)

- Lower pharyngeal constrictor muscle (pharynx)

- Cricothyroid (larynx)

BODY MUSCLES

- Splenia (back)

- Erector spine (back)

- Intercostal (chest)

- Transverse abdomen

- Anus lifter

- Sphincters of the anus

TOP MEMBER MUSCLES

- Trapezius (spine)

- Pectoralis major (thoracic cavity)

- Pectoralis minor (thoracic cavity)

- Deltoid (shoulder)

- Coracobrachialis (front arm)

- Biceps brachii (front arm)

- Brachialis (front arm)

- Triceps brachii (posterior arm)

- Round pronator (forearm)

- Brachioradialis (forearm)

- Tenar (hand)

- hypotenar (hand)

- Luminaires (hand)

LOWER MEMBER MUSCLES

- psoas major muscle (pelvis)

- gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus (pelvis) muscles

- Piriformis muscle (pelvis)

- Sartorius muscle (thigh)

- Pectinous muscle (thigh)

- Thigh Biceps Muscle

- Anterior tibialis muscle (leg)

- Long fibular and short fibular muscles (thigh)

- Sural triceps muscle (thigh)

- Short extensor muscle of the toes (foot)

- Abductor hallux muscle (foot)

- plantar interosseous muscles (foot)