A&P Lab, Final Exam, Exercise 22

  1. A band of connective tissue in the midline of the anterior abdominal wall called the ___________________ serves as a muscle attachment.
    linea alba
  2. The ___________________ muscle spans from the ribs and sternum to the pubic bones.
    rectus abdominus
  3. The ______________________ forms the third layer (deepest layer) of the abdominal wall
    transversus abdominis
  4. The action of the external oblique muscle is to _____________________________.
    tense abdominal wall and compress abdominal contents
  5. The action of the rectus abdominis is to _______________________________.
    tense abdominal wall and compress abdominal contents and flex vertebral column
  6. The iliocostalis, longissimus, and spinalis muscles together form the _________________________.
    errector spine group

    (three deep back muscle groups of the...)
  7. The levator ani and coccygeus together form the _____________________.
    pelvic diaphram
  8. The levator ani provides a sphincterlike action in the ______________________.
    anal canal and vagina
  9. The action of the coccygeus is to _______________________________________________________________________.
    support pelvic viscera and provide sphincterlike action in anal canal and vagina
  10. The ____________________ surrounds the base of penis.
  11. In femals, the bulbospongiosus acts to ____________________________________.
    constrict vagina and assist in erection of clitoris
  12. The ischiocavernosus extends from the margin of the pubic arch to the _____________________________.
    ischial tuberosity
  13. In the femal, the ________________ muscles are seperated by the vagina, urethra, and anal canal.
    levator ani
  14. The action of the superficial transversus perinei is to _______________________.
    support pelvic viscera
  15. The coccygeus extends from the coccyx and sacrum to the ___________________.
    ischial spine
  16. The ________________ assists in closing the uretha.
    spinchter urethrae
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A&P Lab, Final Exam, Exercise 22
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