Type
Word Search
Description

SOLEUS
BICEPSFEMORIS
GRACILIS
ADDUCTORMAGNUS
GLUTEUSMAXIMUS
SARTORIUS
EXTENSORDIGITORUM
SERRATUSANTERIOR
PECTORALISMAJOR
STERNOCLEIDOMASTOID
MASSETER
FRONTALIS
FIBULARISLONGUS
TIBIALISANTERIOR
VASTUSMEDIALIS
VASTUSLATERALIS
RECTUSFEMORIS
ADDUCTORLONGUS
LIOPSOAS
BRACHIORADIALIS
TRANVERSEABDOMINIS
INTERNALOBLIQUE
RECTUSABDOMINIS
BRACHIALIS
BICEPSBRACHII
DELTOID
ORBICULARISORIS
ORBICULARISOCCULI
TEMPORALIS

Upper leg Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

adductor muscle
biceps femoris
extensor digitorum longus
fibularis longus
gastrocnemius
gracilis
iliopsoas
iliotibial tract
rectus femoris
sartorius
semimembranosus
semitendinosus
soleus
tibialis anterior
vastus lateralis
vastus medialis

Muscle Matching Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

Gracilis Rotates the hip
Gluteus Maximus Abducts the leg
Gluteus Medius Abducts the leg
Hamstring Group Flexes the knee
Gastrocnemius and Soleus Extend the foot
Biceps Brachii/Brachioradialis Flexes the arm
Triceps Brachii Flexes the arm
Extensor Carpi Radialis Extends the wrist
Pectoralis Major Adducts the humerus
Rectus Abdominis Flexes the vertebral column
External and Internal Obliques Rotates the Trunk
Frontalis Raises the eyebrows
Masseter and Temporalis Chewing muscles
Orbicularis Oculi Performs all eyelid movements
Sternocleidomastoid Rotates head/Flexes Neck
Trapezius Elevates/depresses scapula
Deltiod Abducts the arm
Latissimus Dorsi Adducts the humerus

The Muscle System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

On shoulder, Gives shoulder round shape deltiod
chest pectoralis major
flexes forearm biceps brachii
underside of forearm triceps brachii
flexes elbow joint brachialis
middle of the front of the thigh rectus femoris
top of thigh, quadricep vastus lateralis
6 pack rectus abdominis
large flat muscle on either side of the abdomen external oblique
over the rids under the arms serratus anterior
acts to flex the forearm at the elbow brachioradialis
top part of buttocks gluteus medius
indise of thigh adductor longus
aids adductor longus in thigh adductor gracilis
largest muscle in the body, runs down length of thigh sartorius
aids in knee extension vastus medialis
calf muscle gastrocnemius
runs down outside of the shin tibialis anterior
top of the neck, down to the shoulder trapezius
muscles from vertebral column to humerus latissimus dorsi

Muscles Extra Credit Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Laterally rotate the thigh Sartorius
Flexes forearm Brachioradialis
Extends wrist Extensor carpi ulnaris
Flexes wrist Flexor carpi ulnaris
Insertion: Tibia semitendinosus
Orgin: Coracoid process biceps brachii
plantar flexion soleus
Abducts hand flexor carpi radialis
Insertion: head of fibula Biceps femoris
Orgin; Femur vastuslateralis
Orgin:ilium rectusfemoris
Adducts thigh adductormagnus
Dorsiflexion tibialisanterior
Plantar flexion gastrocnemius
Everts foot fibularislongus
Insertion: Olecranon Triceps brachii
Orgin; Clavicle Deltoid
Unlocks the knee popliteus
Medially rotates thigh Tensor fasciae latae
Extends the digits extensor digitorum
Extends thigh semimembranosus
Extends leg vastus intermedius
Tenses skin of palm palmaris longus
Flex thigh psoas major
Insertion: Patella Vastus medialis

muscles and actions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

closes jaw when chewing Masseter
closes lips orbicularis oris
raises eyebrows temporalis
turns head side to side sternocleidomastoid
compresses abdomen external oblique
adducts arm pectoralis major
abducts arm deltoid
flexes arm biceps brachii
flexes forearm brachioradialis
extends arm triceps brachii
extends and rotates arm latissimus dorsi
flexes leg at the knee biceps femoris
flexes and laterally rotates thigh sartorius
plantar flexion gastrocnemius
dorsiflexion tibialis anterior
extends leg at knee quadriceps
flexion and medial rotation of hip ileopsoas
extension of hip gluteus maximus

Muscles of the Body Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

triceps brachii
latissimus
teres minor
teres major
tibialis anterior
peroneus longus
soleus
gastrocnemius
quadriceps femoris
rectus femoris
vastus lateralis
sartorius
adductors
extensor carpi
flexor carpi
brachioradialis
biceps brachii
abdominal aponeurosis
rectus abdominis
internal oblique
external oblique
intercostals
serratus anterior
pectoralis major
deltoid
trapezius
sternocleidomastoid
masseter
orbicularis oris
orbicularis oculi
temporalis

Full Body Muscles Anterior View Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

cat Orbicularis oris
dog Pectoralis major
bird External oblique
flamingo Sternocleidomastoid
food Biceps brachii
foot Deltoid
water Vastus lateralis
cup Frontalis
glass Retus femoris
pencil Sartorius
pen Gracilis
picture Adductor group
lungs Fibularis longus
temper Temporalis
eye Orbicularis
book Zygomaticus
germs Masseter
finger Vastus medialis
toes Tibialis anterior
arm Transversus
basket Rectus abdominis

Chapter 6- The Muscular System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

OBICULARIS ORIS
TIBIALIS
TRAPEZIUS
SERRATUS
SOLEUS
PSOAS
PLATYSMA
PECTINEUS
PALMARIS
TENSOR FASCIAE LATAE
OCCIPITALIS
MASSETER
LATISSIMUS DORSI
FLEXOR CARPI RADIALIS
FLEXOR CARPI ULNARIS
ERECTOR SPINAE
BICEPS BRACHII
ILIACUS
GRACILIS
GASTROCNEMIUS
FRONTALIS
FIBULARIS
FASCICLE
FASCIA
ENDOMYSIUM
DIGITORUM
BUCCINATOR
BRACHIORADIALIS
BRACHIALIS
ACETYLCHOLINE

Muscular System Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The ____________ is located in the front of the body. It is where the 'six pack' is located. rectusabdominis
An abdominal muscle whose action diminishes the capacity of the abdomen and draws the chest downward. externaloblique
A large, flat, triangular superficial muscle of the shoulder and upper back. trapezius
A muscle with origin from the posterior ridge of the femur as far as the greater trochanter vastuslateralis
It is the largest muscle in the entire muscle. sartorius
A muscle at the back of a person's upper leg. hamstring
A thin triangular muscle of the upper chest wall beneath the pectoralis major. pectoralisminor
The large muscle at the front of the thigh, which is divided into four distinct portions and acts to extend the leg. quadriceps
A thick triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint, used to raise the arm from the side. deltoid
A muscle stretching over the forehead into the upper eyelid. frontalis
A large muscle of the upper chest wall that acts on the joint of the shoulder. pectoralismajor
The largest and the outermost layer of the gluteal muscles. gluteusmaximus
Any of several muscles having three points of attachment at one end, particularly the large muscle at the back of the upper arm. triceps
A fusiform muscle of the anterior thigh, one of the four parts of the quadriceps femurs. rectusfemoris
The smallest, thinnest, and deepest of the gluteal muscles. gluteusminimus
The large muscle at the front of the upper arm that flexes the forearm. biceps
A muscle with origin from the shaft of the femur. vastusmedialis
One of the anterior muscles of the leg, situated on the lateral side of the tibia. tibialisanterior
The tendon that connects the calf muscle to the heel. achillestendon

Muscle Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

closes jaw Temporalis
elevates,depresses, retracts, and rotates the scapula; also rotates the arm Trapezius
extends forearm triceps brachii
flexes forearm biceps brachii
extends leg at knee rectus femoris
flexes vertebral column rectus abdominis
flexes hand at wrist palmaris longus
extends and adducts humerus latissimus dorsi
prime mover if forearm and elbow flexion brachialis
flexion of hip illiopsoas
longest muscle of body, flexing thigh at hip sartorius
adducts thighs together adductor
extends hip forcefully gluteus maximus
flexes knee and extends hip biceps femoris
dorsiflexion tibialis anterior
extension of toes extensor digitorum longus
plantar flexion fibularis longus
prime mover for plantar flexion and synergist for flexion of knee gastrocnemius
synergist for plantar flexion at ankle soleus
raises eyebrows frontalis
closes eye orbicularis oculi
compresses cheek buccinator
retracts and elevates corner of mouth zygomaticus
closes lips orbicularis oris
adducts and medially rotates the arm pectoralis major