Adjectives for muscle

Muscle adjectives are listed in this post. Each word below can often be found in front of the noun muscle in the same sentence. This reference page can help answer the question what are some adjectives commonly used for describing MUSCLE.

abdominal, abnormal, accessory, active, acute, additional, adjacent, affected, american, animal, antagonist, antagonistic, anterior, appropriate, associated, back, biceps, big, brachialis, cardiac, certain, chronic, ciliary, circular, common, complete, contracted, corded, corresponding, cremaster, cricopharyngeus, cricothyroid, damaged, decreased, deep, deltoid, denervated, detrusor, developed, different

diffuse, digastric, distal, distinct, economic, enough, entire, excessive, extensive, extensor, extra, extraocular, extreme, facial, few, financial, fine, firm, first, flat, fresh, frontalis, functional, gastrocnemius, general, generalized, gluteal, good, gracilis, great, greater, hard, healthy, heart, heavy, high, hired, human, iliacus, iliopsoas

important, increased, individual, induced, inferior, infraspinatus, injured, inspiratory, intellectual, intercostal, interosseous, intrinsic, involuntary, involved, isolated, isometric, large, larger, largest, last, lateralis, latter, lean, less, levator, like, little, local, long, longitudinal, longus, low, lower, lumborum, main, major, manual, many, masseter, mastoid

medius, mental, mere, mild, military, minor, moral, more, most, much, multiple, mylohyoid, myocardial, neck, new, nondepolarizing, normal, oblique, ocular, oculi, omohyoid, only, opposing, orbicularis, other, overall, own, painful, papillary, paraspinal, particular, pectoral, pectoralis, pelvic, peripheral, pharyngeal, piriformis, platysma, political, poor

posterior, powerful, primary, progressive, prolonged, proper, proximal, psoas, pterygoid, pure, quadriceps, raw, real, rectus, red, reduced, related, relaxed, respiratory, same, sartorius, separate, serious, several, severe, shaped, significant, simple, single, skeletal, small, smaller, smooth, soleus, solid, sore, specific, spiritual, stapedius, sternocleidomastoid

sternomastoid, strained, striated, striped, strong, stronger, subscapularis, superficial, superior, supraspinatus, surrounding, sustained, taut, temporal, temporalis, tense, thick, thin, tight, tiny, torn, total, tough, trapezius, triangular, triceps, twitch, underlying, uterine, various, voluntary, weak, white, whole

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