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What muscle bends the arm?

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The muscle/muscles that bend your arms are called Flexor and Extensor.

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The Skeletal muscle vend arms and legs. It also closes a fist.

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- biceps contration (on top of your upper arm): moves your hand towars your shoulder

- triceps contration (lower part of your upper arm): stretches your arm

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Bicep & Tricep muscles bend your arm. :)

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the Biceps.

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What is the muscle when your arm bends?

Probably the Biceps Brachii (commonly called Biceps).


When you arm bends the what muscle is the flexor?

Probably the Biceps Brachii (commonly called Biceps).


When your arm bends what muscle is the flexor?

Probably the Biceps Brachii (commonly called Biceps).


What is the meaning of flexor?

A muscle which bends or flexes any part; as, the flexors of the arm or the hand; -- opposed to extensor.


Is their only one muscle that bends and straitens the arm?

There are several muscles involved in bending the arm, and several others used to extend the arm. Muscles can only PULL; they cannot push or twist.


What is the opposing muscle of the bicep?

bicep- it bends the arm while the triceps straighten the arm.


What bends the arm?

contracting muscles, tendons, and ligaments in the arm.


Muscle that bends body?

Spine. Bone, not muscle.


What kind of nerve goes from the spinal cord to the muscle that bends the fore-arm?

The type of nerve that goes from the spinal cord to the muscle which bends the forearm is name the 'triceps branchii muscle'. This is a fairly large muscle on the back of the upper limb of one of many vertebrates. Hope this is useful! Dr. Lav. :)


How do muscles work in pairs to bend and straighten the arm?

While one muscle contracts, the other muscle in the pair returns to its original length. The main muscle that bends your upper arm is called the Biceps brachii. The action is called flexion at the elbow. This muscle is on the "front" of the arm. The muscle that acts against this one is called the Triceps brachii. Its' action is extension at the elbow. This muscle is on the "back" of the arm. See the link below:


What joint bends the arm?

The joint between the humerus and the ulna bends the elbow.


A muscle that bends part of your body is called?

A flexor muscle.