Cutter's Anatomical Outline, Plate No. 3: Front View of the Muscles


Chart of human muscles, front view, drawn by Calvin Cutter (1807-1872), an American physician and itinerant lecturer on medical subjects, and printed in 1848 by B. W. Thayer and Co., in Boston.

[Key to Anatomical Outline Plates, from Cutter, Calvin. A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene, 1852]



Muscles of the Head and Neck. 7, The sterno-mastoideus muscle. 8, The sterno-hyoideus muscle. 9, The omo-hyoideus muscle. 10, The trapezius muscle. 11, The orbicularis oculi muscle. 12, The frontal muscle. 14, The orbicularis oris muscle. 15, The elevator muscle of the nostrils. 16, The zygomatic muscle. 17, The depressor of the lower lip. 18, The depressor anguli oris muscle. 19, The triangular muscle of the nose. 20, 21, The aural muscles. 22, The masseter muscle.

Muscles of the Trunk. 2, 3, The external oblique muscles.

Muscles of the Upper Extremities. 1, The grand pectoral muscle. 3, 4, The serratus muscle. 23, The deltoid muscle. 24, The biceps brachialis muscle. 25, The coraco-brachialis muscle. 26, The anterior brachial muscle. 27, The triceps brachialis muscle. 28, The long supinator muscle. 29, The external radial muscle. 30, The pronator teres muscle. 31, The anterior radial muscle. 32, The palmaris brevis muscle. 33, The anterior ulnar muscle. 35, The palmar muscle. 36, The abductor muscle of the thumb. 37, The adductor muscle of the thumb. 38, 39, Small flexor muscles of the thumb. 40, The abductor muscle of the little finger. 41, 41, The lumbricales muscles. 61, 61, The bifurcation of the tendons of the superficial flexor muscle, in the fingers.

Muscles of the Lower Extremities. 42, The fascia lata muscle. 43, The sartorius muscle. 44, The rectus femoris muscle. 45, The vastus externus muscle. 46, The vastus internus muscle. 47, The internal straight muscle. 48. The pectineus muscle. 49, The adductor muscle. 50, The psoas 470muscle. 51, The tibialis anticus muscle. 52, The long extensor muscle of the great toe. 53, The long extensor muscle of the toes. 54, The anterior peroneal muscle. 55, The long lateral peroneal muscle. 56, 57, The gastrocnemii muscles. 58, The long flexor muscle of the great toe. 69, The short extensor muscles of the toes. 60, The abductor muscle of the great toe.

The figures and letters on the left side of the plate, indicate the position of important fasciƦ, that cover the muscles and enclose the tendons.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.0165.548Accession Number: 2012.0165Catalog Number: 2012.0165.548

Object Name: anatomical chart

Measurements: overall: 1 5/8 in x 24 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 4.1275 cm x 62.865 cm x 8.89 cm


Record Id: nmah_1456626

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