Some articles on muscles, neck muscles, muscle:
... Nasal muscles — The movements of the human nose are controlled by groups of facial and neck muscles that are set deep to the skin they are in four (4) functional groups that ... of the nose are affected by the elevator muscle group — which includes the procerus muscle and the levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle ... the depressor muscle group — which includes the alar nasalis muscle and the depressor septi nasi muscle ...
... These strong muscles held down the prey while the cat then attempted to bite into the meat ... Brain in “The Hunters or the Hunted?” in which he attributes the cats’ neck muscles for its ability at killing large prey ... is accredited to the strong temporalis muscle that attach from the skull to the coronoid process of the jaw ...
... The morphology of the skull implied reduced temporalis and masseter muscles (see the Cranial Osteology Increasing the Gape section of this page) to make ample room for the long canines ... When reconstructing the jaw muscles, they discovered that Smilodon only had one third the bite force of a lion by jaw muscles alone ... of the poor results of the coping with simulated forces, but when the group reconstructed the neck muscles of both species as well, the nature of Smilodons bite became apparent ...
Famous quotes containing the words muscles and/or neck:
“Biological possibility and desire are not the same as biological need. Women have childbearing equipment. For them to choose not to use the equipment is no more blocking what is instinctive than it is for a man who, muscles or no, chooses not to be a weightlifter.”
—Betty Rollin (b. 1936)
“Generation on generation, your neck rubbed the windowsill
of the stall, smoothing the wood as the sea smooths glass.”
—Donald Hall (b. 1928)