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

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

Muscle crossword Part 2

Type
Crossword
Description

flexes forearm at elbow joint Brachioradialis
flexes and abducts hand at wrist Flexor carpi radialis
flexes and adducts hand wrist Flexor carpi ulnaris
extends and abducts hand at wrist Extensor carpi radialis longus
extends and adducts hand at wrist Extensor carpi ulnaris
extends digit Extensor digitorum
flexes weakly hand Palmaris longus
Pronation of forarm, flexes elbow Pronator teres
supinates forearm Supinator
adducts, flexes thigh, extends thigh Adductor Longus
adducts thigh, flexes leg Gracilis
extends thigh, rotates thigh laterally Gluteus maximus
extends leg at knee, flexes thigh Rectus femoris
huge, extends leg at knee, Quadriceps Vastus lateralis
plantar flexes foot, everts foot Fibularis longus
extends leg at knee Vastus medialis
Hamstrings, flexes leg at knee at extends thigh Semimembranosus
flexes leg at knee at extends thigh Semitendinosus
medium sized, abducts thigh and medially rotates thigh Gluteus medius
dorsiflexes foot at ankle, inverts foot Tibialis anterior
flexes leg at knee at extends thigh Biceps femoris
the calf or triceps surae Soleus
plantar flexes foot, flexes leg at knee Gastrocnemius
Connects the calf muscle to the heel bone Calcaneal Tendon

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

Lower Extremities Muscles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Deep to gastrocnemius Soleus
Deep to semitendinosus Semimembranosus
Superficial muscle of thigh, runs straight down thigh and crosses hip joint RectusFemoris
Straplike superficial muscle of medial thigh Gracilis
Forms medial aspect of thigh VastusMedialis
Superficial muscle with two prominent bellies Gastrocnemius
Forms anterolateral surface of leg ExtensorDigitorumLongus
Obscured by Rectus Femoris VastusIntermedius
Forms medial aspect of thigh AdductorLongus
Straplike superficial muscle running obliquely across anterior surface of thigh to knee Sartorius
Medial to biceps femoris Semitendinosus
Superficial muscle of anterior leg TibialisAnterior
Lateral to inferior aspect of tibialis posterior FlexorHallucisLongus
Forms lateral aspect of thigh VastusLateralis
Arise from front of pelvis AdductorMagnus
Arises from two head; most lateral muscle of group BicepsFemoris
Small muscle deep to peroneus longus PeroneusBrevis
Largest and most superficial of gluteal muscles GluteusMaximus
Superficial lateral muscle overlying fibula PeroneusLongus

Hip and Pelvis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A muscle group that aids in adduction of the hip; consists of the adductor longus, adductor brevis, and adductor magnus muscles. adductor muscles
The tailbone. coccyx
A space in the pelvis through which the sciatic nerve travels to the legs. greater sciatic notch
A muscle group that aids in hip movement; consists of the biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus muscles. hamstring muscles
A muscle group that aids in flexion of the hip; consists of the iliopsoas, sartorius, pectineus, and rectus femoris muscles. hip flexors
A painful injury caused by a direct blow to the hip, resulting in ecchymosis, tenderness, and swelling; also known as a hip pointer iliac crest contusion
The upper ridge of the ilium. iliac crest
The broad, slightly concave inner surface of the ilium. iliac fossa
A broad, flared bone that makes up the upper and lateral sections of the pelvis. ilium
The portion of the pelvis attached to the pubis in front and the ilium laterally in the back; bears the weight of the body when sitting. ischium
The large openings in the ischium through which blood vessels and nerves pass to the legs. obturator foramina
The bone in the pelvis to the front and below the bladder. pubis
The portion of the vertebral column between the lumbar vertebrae and the coccyx; composed of five fused vertebrae. sacrum
The center of the pubis where the two sides of the pubis are fused together. Symphysis

Pelvis and Thigh Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Common action between Glutes? Abduction
Origin site of tensor fascia latae? Iliac Crest
Origin of Hamstrings? Ischial Tuberosity
Insertion for Glutes medius and minimus? Greater Trochanter
Insertion for Quads? Tibial Tuberosity
Insetion for Gracilis, Sartorius, and Semitendinosus? Pes Anserenus
What muscle in the thigh has a hole in it? Adductor Magnus
Quad that crosses two joints? Rectus Femoris
Action of adductors besides adduction? Medial Rotation
Muscle that may impinge Sciatic nerve? Piriformis
The pubis, ilium, and ischium are parts of what structure? Pelvis
Major walking muscle? Gluteus Medius
Muscle injured during full sit up? Iliopsoas
Muscle formerly known as "tailor's muscle"? Sartorius
Muscle involved in groin pull? Pectineus
Origin site for Vastus Medialis and Lateralis? Linea Aspera
Tensor Fascia Latae feeds inserts? IT Band
Group of muscle in thigh that are ropey by nature? Hamstrings
Muscle besides TFL that inserts at IT Band? Gluteus Maximus
Name for what is known as "skinny 'girl' bump"? ASIS

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

Thigh Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the thigh is the region between the knee and what? inguinal ligament
joint between the sacrum and the pelvis sacroiliac
another word for the spiral line on the femur pectineal line
attachment point for iliacus and psoas lesser trochanter
major attachment point for hip extensors and rotators greater trochanter
nerve that supplies the anterior thigh femoral
muscle that originates at the ASIS and inserts on the medial condyle of the tibia sartorius
muscle deep to the rectus femurs vastus medialis
function of the vests lateralis knee extension
muscle on posterior thigh with 2 heads biceps femoris
originates on the school tubersority and inserts on the inferior medial condyle of the femur semimembranosus
innervated by the obturator nerve and supplied by the floral artery Gracillis
inserts on the proximal popliteal line on the tibia popliteus
Powerful posterior leg muscle inserting on the calcaneus Gastrocnemius
located laterally to the rectus femoris vastus lateralis
nerve innervating the iliacus femoral
Where does the piriformis insert? Greater trochanter
Hip movement caused by the internal obturator external rotation
nerve innervating adductor longus obturator
artery to the biceps femoris long head profunda
nerve supplying the sartorius femoral
when a muscle reaches a point where is can not shorten and farther against the agonist active insufficiency
when muscles causes movements at more than one joint, but one movement has to win out biarticular movement
the inguinal ligament, the sartorius and the adductor longus form what? femoral triangle
passes in front of the psaos to become the external iliac artery common iliac artery

Lower Leg, foot and ankle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

inserts on the base of the distal phalynx of the great toe extensor hallicus longus
vessel to the peroneus longus peroneal
how many heads does the gastrocnemius have? two
nerve to the soleus tibial
insets at the clacaneus and is supplied by the popliteal artery plantaris
causes flexion of the great toe flexor hallicus longus
blood supply to tibias posterior posterior tibial
creates the tarsal tunnel extensor retinaculum
causes dorsiflexion and eversion of the ankle peroneus tertius
inserts on the 5th metatarsal tuberosity peroneus brevis
located deep to the gastrocnemius soleus
inserts in the phalanges extensor digitorum longus
the tibias anterior causes what movement at the ankle? dorsiflexion
medial leg bone tibia
major posterior tarsal bone (attachment of soleus) calcaneus
articulate with metatarsals and navicular cuneiforms
joint formed by the tibia, fibula and talus talocrural
ligament that stabilizes the talocrural joint deltoid
joint that causes inversion and eversion at the ankle subtalar
membrane between the tibia and fibula interosseous membrane
articulation point between the fibula and femur intercondylar eminence
protrusion on the tibia tibial tuberosity