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This is a table of muscles of the human anatomy.

There are approximately 640 skeletal muscles within the typical human, and almost every muscle constitutes one part of a pair of identical bilateral muscles, found on both sides, resulting in approximately 320 pairs of muscles, as presented in this article. Nevertheless, the exact number is difficult to define because different sources group muscles differently, e.g. regarding what is defined as different parts of a single muscle or as several muscles. Examples range from 640 to 850[1].

The action refers to the action of each muscle from the standard anatomical position. In other positions, other actions may be performed.

Muscles of the human body: Overview
Head  |  Neck  |  Torso  |  Upper limbs  |  Lower limbs

Muscles of head and neck

Muscles of the torso

Muscles of the upper limbs

Muscles of the lower limbs

Innervation overview

Mind map showing how the muscles of the upper limb are innervated.
Mind map showing how the muscles of the lower limb are innervated.

Notes

References

External links

  • [1] Tutorial & Quizzes on Skeletal Muscular Anatomy

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