Muscles in the body by location

Update: Oct 5th, 2010

 

A medical transcriptionist needs to be familiar with the body anatomy, including the muscles in the body.  This list breaks down the muscles of the body by their location and sometimes can be just the clue you are looking for when deciphering a physician’s dictation.

Arms and hands

Biceps Brachii                                                                                        

Brachialis

Brachioradialis

Coraco Brachialis

Extensor Carpi Digitorum

Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis

Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus

Extensor Carpi Ulnaris

Extensor Digiti Minimi

Flexor Carpi Digitorum

Flexor Carpi Radialis

Flexor Carpi Ulnaris

Triceps Brachii

Legs and feet

Adductor Brevis

Adductor Longus

Adductor Magnus

Biceps Femoris

Extensor Digitorum Longus

Flexor Digitorum Longus

Gastrocnemius

Gluteus Maximus

Gluteus Medius

Gluteus Minimus

Gracilis

Peroneus longus

Rectus Femoris

Sartorius

Semimembranosus

Semitendinosus

Soleus

Vastus Intermedialis

Vastus lateralis

Vastus medialis

Torso

Abdominus Transversalis

Deltoid

Erector Spinae

External Oblique

Iliacus

Infraspinatus

Internal Oblique

Latissimus Dorsi

Pronator Teres

Psoas Major

Psoas Major

Rectus Abdominus

Rhomboid Major

Rhomboid Minor

Supraspinatus

Teres Major

Teres Minor

Trapezius

Skull

Buccinator

Corrugator

Depressor Anguli Oris

Depressor Labii Inferioris

Epicranial Aponeurosis

Frontalis

Levator anguli oris

Levator labii superioris

Levator palpebrae superioris

Masseter

Mentalis

Nasalis

Omohyoid

Orbicularis Oculi

Orbicularis Oris

Platysma

Scalenes

Splenius Capitis

Sternocleidomastoid

Sternohyoid

Temporalis

Thyroid Cartilage

Zygomaticus Major

Zygomaticus Minor

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