640 Muscles of the Human Body

Muscles of the Human Body
Muscles of the Human Body

There are 640 muscles in the human body, and the following is a list of all the different muscle types in the body:

  • abductor digiti minimi (foot) 
  • abductor digiti minimi (hand) 
  • abductor hallucis 
  • abductor pollicis brevis 
  • abductor pollicis longus 
  • adductor brevis 
  • adductor hallucis 
  • adductor longus 
  • adductor magnus 
  • adductor pollicis 
  • anconeus 
  • articularis cubiti 
  • articularis genu 
  • aryepiglotticus 
  • aryjordanicus 
  • auricularis 
  • biceps brachii 
  • biceps femoris 
  • brachialis 
  • brachioradialis 
  • buccinator 
  • bulbospongiosus 
  • constrictor of pharynx -inferior 
  • constrictor of pharynx -middle 
  • constrictor of pharynx -superior 
  • coracobrachialis 
  • corrugator supercilii 
  • cremaster 
  • cricothyroid 
  • dartos 
  • deep transverse perinei 
  • deltoid 
  • depressor anguli oris 
  • depressor labii inferioris 
  • diaphragm 
  • digastric 
  • digastric (anterior view) 
  • erector spinae – spinalis 
  • erector spinae – iliocostalis 
  • erector spinae – longissimus 
  • extensor carpi radialis brevis 
  • extensor carpi radialis longus 
  • extensor carpi ulnaris 
  • extensor digiti minimi (hand) 
  • extensor digitorum (hand) 
  • extensor digitorum brevis (foot) 
  • extensor digitorum longus (foot) 
  • extensor hallucis longus 
  • extensor indicis 
  • extensor pollicis brevis 
  • extensor pollicis longus 
  • external oblique abdominis 
  • flexor carpi radialis 
  • flexor carpi ulnaris 
  • flexor digiti minimi brevis (foot) 
  • flexor digiti minimi brevis (hand) 
  • flexor digitorum brevis 
  • flexor digitorum longus (foot) 
  • flexor digitorum profundus 
  • flexor digitorum superficialis 
  • flexor hallucis brevis 
  • flexor hallucis longus 
  • flexor pollicis brevis 
  • flexor pollicis longus 
  • frontalis 
  • gastrocnemius 
  • gemellus inferior 
  • gemellus superior 
  • genioglossus 
  • geniohyoid 
  • gluteus maximus 
  • gluteus medius 
  • gluteus minimus 
  • gracilis 
  • hyoglossus 
  • iliacus 
  • inferior oblique 
  • inferior rectus 
  • infraspinatus 
  • intercostals external 
  • intercostals innermost 
  • intercostals internal 
  • internal oblique abdominis 
  • interossei – dorsal of hand 
  • interossei -dorsal of foot 
  • interossei- palmar of hand 
  • interossei – plantar of foot 
  • interspinales 
  • intertransversarii 
  • intrinsic muscles of tongue 
  • ishiocavernosus 
  • lateral cricoarytenoid 
  • lateral pterygoid 
  • lateral rectus 
  • latissimus dorsi 
  • levator anguli oris 
  • levator ani-coccygeus 
  • levator ani – iliococcygeus 
  • levator ani-pubococcygeus 
  • levator ani-puborectalis 
  • levator ani-pubovaginalis 
  • levator labii superioris 
  • levator labii superioris 
  • alaeque nasi 
  • levator palpebrae superioris 
  • levator scapulae 
  • levator veli palatini 
  • levatores costarum 
  • longus capitis 
  • longus colli 
  • lumbricals of foot (4) 
  • lumbricals of hand 
Muscles of the Human Body
Muscles of the Human Body
  • masseter 
  • medial pterygoid 
  • medial rectus 
  • mentalis 
  • m. uvulae 
  • mylohyoid 
  • nasalis 
  • oblique arytenoid 
  • obliquus capitis inferior 
  • obliquus capitis superior 
  • obturator externus 
  • obturator internus (A) 
  • obturator internus (B) 
  • omohyoid 
  • opponens digiti minimi (hand) 
  • opponens pollicis 
  • orbicularis oculi 
  • orbicularis oris 
  • palatoglossus 
  • palatopharyngeus 
  • palmaris brevis 
  • palmaris longus 
  • pectineus 
  • pectoralis major 
  • pectoralis minor 
  • peroneus brevis 
  • peroneus longus 
  • peroneus tertius 
  • piriformis (A) 
  • piriformis (B) 
  • plantaris 
  • platysma 
  • popliteus 
  • posterior cricoarytenoid 
  • procerus 
  • pronator quadratus 
  • pronator teres 
  • psoas major 
  • psoas minor 
  • pyramidalis 
  • quadratus femoris 
  • quadratus lumborum 
  • quadratus plantae 
  • rectus abdominis 
  • rectus capitus anterior 
  • rectus capitus lateralis 
  • rectus capitus posterior major 
  • rectus capitus posterior minor 
  • rectus femoris 
  • rhomboid major 
  • rhomboid minor 
  • risorius 
  • salpingopharyngeus 
  • sartorius 
  • scalenus anterior 
  • scalenus medius 
  • scalenus minimus 
  • scalenus posterior 
  • semimembranosus 
  • semitendinosus 
  • serratus anterior 
  • serratus posterior inferior 
  • serratus posterior superior 
  • soleus 
  • sphincter ani 
  • sphincter urethrae 
  • splenius capitis 
  • splenius cervicis 
  • stapedius 
  • sternocleidomastoid 
  • sternohyoid 
  • sternothyroid 
  • styloglossus 
  • stylohyoid 
  • stylohyoid (anterior view) 
  • stylopharyngeus 
  • subclavius 
  • subcostalis 
  • subscapularis 
  • superficial transverse 
  • perinei 
  • superior oblique 
  • superior rectus 
  • supinator 
  • supraspinatus 
  • temporalis 
  • temporoparietalis 
  • tensor fasciae lata 
  • tensor tympani 
  • tensor veli palatini 
  • teres major 
  • teres minor 
  • thyro-arytenoid & vocalis 
  • thyro-epiglotticus 
  • thyrohyoid 
  • tibialis anterior 
  • tibialis posterior 
  • transverse arytenoid 
  • transversospinalis -multifidus 
  • transversospinalis -rotatores 
  • transversospinalis -semispinalis 
  • transversus abdominis 
  • transversus thoracis 
  • trapezius 
  • triceps 
  • vastus intermedius 
  • vastus lateralis 
  • vastus medialis 
  • zygomaticus major 
  • zygomaticus minor
Resources

https://sites.google.com/site/functionsofthehumanbodysystems/muscular-system/list-of-all-the-muscles

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_skeletal_muscles_of_the_human_body

https://humandiagramchart.com/list-of-all-the-muscles-in-the-human-body/

https://www.ptdirect.com/training-design/anatomy-and-physiology/general-muscle-charts-of-the-body

https://homepage.smc.edu/wissmann_paul/Ana1OnLineTextbook/MuscleChart/MusclesChart.html

https://www.britannica.com/science/human-muscle-system

https://www.getbodysmart.com/muscular-system

https://www.innerbody.com/image/musfov.html

https://www.healthline.com/human-body-maps/muscular-system#1

https://anatomy.askthetrainer.com/

https://www.healthline.com/human-body-maps

https://www.visiblebody.com/learn/muscular/muscle-movements

https://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/index_interactivebody.shtml

https://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

http://sciencenetlinks.com/tools/muscles/

https://scioly.org/wiki/index.php/Anatomy/Muscle_List










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