3rd Quarter Muscle Review flashcards |

This is a Free Service provided by Why Fund Inc. (a 501 C3 NonProfit) We thank you for your donation!

(1. Click on the course Study Set you wish to learn.) (2. If you wish you can click on "Print" and print the test page.) (3. When you want to take a test...click on anyone of the tests for that Study Set.) (4. Click on "Check Answers" and it will score your test and correct your answers.) (5. You can take all the tests as many times as you choose until you get an "A"!) (6. Automated college courses created from lecture notes, class exams, text books, reading materials from many colleges and universities.)


Long-Term Learning

Learn efficiently and remember over time.

Start Long-Term Learning

Get personalized study reminders at intervals optimized for better retention.
Track your progress on this set by creating a folder

Rectus Capitis Ventralis

Flexion and lateral flexion of the head


Lateral flexion of the head


Sideways head and neck movement. Lifts foreleg


Flexes neck to side, rotates head to opposite side

Spinalis dorsi

Extends the back, lifts ribs (inhalation)

Rhomboids and Traps

Draws scapula upward/forward, and upward/back


Extension of shoulder joint, prevents dislocation


Abduction, rotation of shoulder joint, prevents dislocation

Serratus Ventralis Thoracic

Draws scapula backward, draws trunk upward

Latissimus dorsi

Draws leg backward


Flexes shoulder joint, extends and locks elbow joint

Cranial superficial pectoral

Adducts foreleg during movement

Caudal superficial pectoral

Adducts foreleg during movement

Caudal deep pectoral

Adducts and draws foreleg backward

Radial carpal extensor

Extends hoof during movement

Lateral carpal flexor

Flexes hoof during movement

Longissimus dorsi

Extends back and loins, lateral flexion

Iliocostalis dorsi

Lateral flexion of trunk

External Abdominal oblique (hip)

Flexes trunk straight and laterally

External Abdominal oblique (rib cage)

Flexes trunk straight and laterally

Internal Abdominal oblique (belly)

Flexes trunk straight and laterally

Transversus Abdominus

Flexes trunk straight and laterally

Junction of middle glute and longissimus dorsi

Forward propulsion

Biceps femoris

Extends and abducts hind leg, flexes stifle


Extends hock, flexes stifle

Vastus lateralis

Flexes hip/femur

Rectus femoris

Flexes hip/femur

Adductor muscles

Adducts hind leg


Extends hip, flexes stifle, medial rotation of leg


Extends hip, flexes stifle


Flexes hip, extends stifle


Flexes hip, rotates thigh outward

Superficial glute

Extends hip, rotates thigh outward

Long digital extensor

Extends hoof

Long digital flexor

Flexes hoof

Please allow access to your computerโ€™s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.


We canโ€™t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording

This is a Plus feature


๎€‚ Create Study Set