What is the strongest muscle in the body relative to its size?
The masseter is the strongest muscle in the body. Many say it is the tongue, however, this is an organ.
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The strongest muscle in your body is your heart. what is the stronger muscle in the body
Since three factors affect muscular strength simultaneously and muscles never work individually, it is misleading to compare strength in individual muscles, and state that one is the "strongest". But below are several muscles whose strength is noteworthy for different reasons. . In ordinary parla…nce, muscular "strength" usually refers to the ability to exert a force on an external object-for example, lifting a weight. By this definition, the masseter or jaw muscle is the strongest. The 1992 Guinness Book of Records records the achievement of a bite strength of 4,337 N (975 lbf) for 2 seconds. What distinguishes the masseter is not anything special about the muscle itself, but its advantage in working against a much shorter lever arm than other muscles. . If "strength" refers to the force exerted by the muscle itself, e.g., on the place where it inserts into a bone, then the strongest muscles are those with the largest cross-sectional area. This is because the tension exerted by an individual skeletal muscle fiber does not vary much. Each fiber can exert a force on the order of 0.3 micronewton. By this definition, the strongest muscle of the body is usually said to be the quadriceps femoris or the gluteus maximus. . A shorter muscle will be stronger "pound for pound" (i.e., by weight) than a longer muscle. The myometrial layer of the uterus may be the strongest muscle by weight in the female human body. At the time when an infant is delivered, the entire human uterus weighs about 1.1 kg (40 oz). During childbirth, the uterus exerts 100 to 400 N (25 to 100 lbf) of downward force with each contraction. . The external muscles of the eye are conspicuously large and strong in relation to the small size and weight of the eyeball. It is frequently said that they are "the strongest muscles for the job they have to do" and are sometimes claimed to be "100 times stronger than they need to be." However, eye movements (particularly saccades used on facial scanning and reading) do require high speed movements, and eye muscles are exercised nightly during rapid eye movement sleep. . The statement that "the tongue is the strongest muscle in the body" appears frequently in lists of surprising facts, but it is difficult to find any definition of "strength" that would make this statement true. Note that the tongue consists of eight muscles, not one. . The heart has a claim to being the muscle that performs the largest quantity of physical work in the course of a lifetime. Estimates of the power output of the human heart range from 1 to 5 watts. This is much less than the maximum power output of other muscles; for example, the quadriceps can produce over 100 watts, but only for a few minutes. The heart does its work continuously over an entire lifetime without pause, and thus does "outwork" other muscles. An output of one watt continuously for eighty years yields a total work output of two and a half gigajoules. ( Full Answer )
The masseter, the muscle that pops out at your jaw when you clench your jaw The tongue, muscles that move your eyes, and the heart are known as the strongest muscles in the human body.
Your tongue on the other hand can apply different amounts of forcein multiple applications. However all of this is a myth as the tongue is not the strongestmuscle in the body. The masseter is.
The animal that is the best jumper and not relative to body size isthe flea. However, the kangaroo is also known for its jumpingabilities.
well, of your appendages, your leg muscle is pretty strong; stronger than your arms or back or anything. Your tongue is extremely strong. i don't know the numbers, but if it was the size of your arm, you would be able to lift a car with ease (not over your head of course) And your heart keeps …beating for as long as you live, so i'd assume its very strong too. most likely your heart or tongue. maybe your throat or intestinal muscles. my moneys on the tongue. The strongest muscle in the human body is the masseter (in your jaw) the tongue is actually made up of multiple muscles therefore it cannot be the strongest single muscle in the body. As for the answer above, there are many muscles in the human leg not just a "leg muscle". ( Full Answer )
There is no one answer for this question since there are different ways to measure strength. There is absolute strength (maximum force), dynamic strength (repeated motions), elastic strength (exert force quickly), and strength endurance (withstand fatigue).
well, strength differs in the body, but the most flexible one is the tongue. If you also realize, it doesn't get as tired as other muscles when you move it around. the leg muscle is also very strong.
There appears to be great debate on which muscle in the human body is the strongest. According to the The Library of Congress, "Everyday Mysteries," there is no one answer for this question since there are different ways to measure strength. There is absolute strength (maximum force), dynamic streng…th (repeated motions), elastic strength (exert force quickly), and strength endurance (withstand fatigue). However, click on the related links section (Everyday Mysteries) indicated below for a better understanding of the debate. ( Full Answer )
In theory, the penile lizard has a boner that is able to bone 300 pounds of metal. Have fun kids.
The strongest muscle in a frog's body is its masseter or jawmuscle. It can use it to crush larger prey with ease.
The powerfull muscles are your legs muscles . . they are able to pick up you whole body weight effortless. . try pushing 60 lb with your leg then your arms. (if you can) .
In both males and females, the masseter (jaw) muscle is the strongest (in terms of force generation).
There has been numerous studies trying to decide if one skeleton muscle-relaxer is more powerful or better than the others. It truly boils down to the specific region the pain is located, some muscle relaxants work better for the lower back than say another one. It's all about the actual muscle pain…. Overall, Soma (Carisoprodol) is most likely and is usually looked as the strongest muscle relaxer out there. It is also the most abusable. After ingestion an active metabolite in Carisoprodol is Meprobromate(Miltown). Miltown was a very popular recreational drug of the 50's and 60's, but after research and addiction stories appeared more and more, it was found to be highly addictive and abusable. Miltown was primarily replaced in the 60' by Benzodiazepines, thinking they werent addictive or abusable either, well the same thing happened. Benzodiazepine withdrawals can actually be lethal if the dose is high enough and they have been on it for multiple years. The wd is very similar to severe alcohol wd. A few Benzos, primarily Valiu(Diazepam) and Klonopin(Clonazepam) are very powerful muscle relaxants, but usually prescribed for anxiety relief, as potent anti-convulsants, sedatives, and panic disorders. The actual class of Skeletal muscle relaxers include Cyclobenzaprine- a powerful muscel relaxant that is closely and structurely resembling older tricylic anti-depressants, and is known to take a couple of weeks to have its full effects. It is also presribed off-label as a sleep aid. There is Robaxin(Methocarbamol),probably the least likely abused muscel relaxant. There is also Skelaxin(Metaxolone). It is near cyclobenzoprine in potency and in muscel pain relief. There is Zanaflex(Tizadine), usually prescribed for Fibromyalgia, but is a muscle relaxer classified. It also produces sedation similar to cyclobenzaprine. Overall Carisoprodol as a purely muscle relaxer class drug is the most recreational, abusable, sedative, and addictive. All of the drugs mentioned need prescriptions before they can be taken, but more and more states are making Carisoprodol a schedule IV substance, which includes all of the Benzodiazepines. So to summarize the question, benzos are stronger tahn skeletal muscle relxers overall, but sticking strictly to straight up muscle relaxants, Soma is the strongest. ( Full Answer )
There are, arguably, three answers to this question. The strongest skeletal muscle is usually said to be the Masseter , a relatively small and squarish muscle that creates movement at the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) or, in lay terms, the jaw. To be more specific, the masseter is considered the… strongest muscle for its size . The masseter is easily located on the lateral portion of the mandible (jawbone), just inferior to the ear. Clenching the teeth fires (contracts) this muscle, making it easy to palpate. There are many muscles that are larger (the Gluteus Maximus comes to mind) but again, for its size, the masseter is usually considered the strongest skeletal muscle based on the work it is required to do relative to its size. The tongue could be considered a legitimate answer to this question. One unique characteristic about the tongue is that it is the only piece of muscle tissue that does not attach to a bone on both ends. The tongue is the primary organ involved in taste and is incredibly strong. It is attached to a horse shoe shaped bone in the throat called the hyoid. The hyoid bone is unusual in that it does not articulate with (form a joint with) any other bone. It is anchored in the throat by thyroid ligaments and provides an attachment site for several muscles. Yet another answer to this question could be the heart. While the heart is not skeletal muscle tissue, like the muscles that move your bones, it is still a muscle. The heart is comprised of a kind of tissue called cardiac muscle tissue. Because your heart is constantly beating, it is a very strong muscle. ( Full Answer )
The barnacle is the animal with the largest penis relative to it's body size. The Argentine blue bill duck is the vertebrate with the largest penis relative to it's body size.
The strongest muscle in your lower body is called the femur. Thefemur is also known as the thigh bone.
Well, I would take this as the strongest man in the world so that's Edison Jones, Daniel Bruce and David Bruce. Well, I would take this as the strongest man in the world so that's Edison Jones, Daniel Bruce and David Bruce.
It depends on what you mean by strongest. In physiology,strength is measured in terms of absolute strength, dynamicstrength, elastic strength and strength endurance. . It is a myth as the masseter (jaw) muscle is.
Tongue is not a muscle. It consists of more than 10 muscles. So we cannot consider tongue as a muscle neither as the strongest muscle. The strongest muscle is masseter.
Probably because it needs to work forever, non-stop, until you die, and also because it has to pump blood so far around the body.
No no no its your tongue after all it gets a really good work out unless your ugly.
Your toung No, it isn't your tongue. The strongest muscle in the entire body (based on its weight) is the masseter muscle, which is in the jaw. With all of the muscles of the jaw working together, they can close the teeth with a force as great as 55 pounds p.s.i.
I think so. It is constantly pulsating blood and nutrients throughout our body. It doesn't have time to just stop and sleep! I'm studying the circulatory system, and I got this information out of a textbook...
your heart is the human bodies strongest muscle. other than tht it is your calf muscles. ((lower leg))
I heard it was the eyelid, although its quite small, you blink about 7 times a minute for the whole of whole life (unless your good at staring contests).
The gluteus Maximus, tongue, eye, jaw, or heart it depends on what you mean by "strongest," as there is no real way to compare muscles since the jobs they do are all so different
There is no way to classify a strongest muscle. All muscles vary in maximum force, repeated motions, quick exerted force, and endurance, making them near impossible to rank correctly. . Though, the muscles thought to be the strongest are jaw, tongue, heart, and soleus (calf muscle).
Not "in your heart," but rather the heart itself. The heart is the strongest muscle because: 1) It's working non-stop and is always getting exercised. 2) It is so essential. It keeps the whole body alive. You can liveafter losing any other muscle, but not after the heart-musclestops.
the most stronger muscle in your body is your leg muscle because it holed everithing in your body.
It is really important to lift with your legs (actually with your thigh muscles). Although the muscles in your back are very strong, unless your abdominal muscles are up to the task, you can injure your discs by lifting with your back.
In truth, the tongue is not the strongest muscle in the human body. But, one does need to look at the type of muscle (voluntary or involuntary), and which type of cells it is made from, plus what is its use. The heart is the hardest working muscle in that it pumps blood throughout the entire body. T…he tongue works constantly, not only when one is awake, but also during sleep, keeping saliva and obstacles flowing down the throat. Other muscles, including the jaw muscles, which are powerful in that they control the actions of the mouth and throat. Then there is the gluteus maximus, which one may laugh, but its job is not only for sitting, but it is responsible for holding the torso erect and helping one to walk up stairs. ( Full Answer )
The ape is considered close to humans. The pig's molecular and cellular and DNA makeup however is closer to the humans and pig tissue has been used in transplants under strict controls. The dolphin's mind is considered close to ours and some say they are superior to us but that is a narrow opinion…. ( Full Answer )
There is no one answer for this question since there are differentways to measure strength. There is absolute strength (maximumforce), dynamic strength (repeated motions), elastic strength(exert force quickly), and strength endurance (withstand fatigue).
Since three factors affect muscular strength simultaneously and muscles never work individually, it is misleading to compare strength in individual muscles, and state that one is the "strongest". 1) physiological strength (muscle size, cross sectional area, available crossbridging, responses to …training) 2) neurological strength (how strong or weak is the signal that tells the muscle to contract)3) mechanical strength (muscle's force angle on the lever, moment arm length, joint capabilities) These are few of the strongest muscles -In lifting weights the jaw muscle is the strongest -The tongue is also considered as one of the strongest muscle, this could be true, but it is hard to say as the tongue is made up of 6 muscles -The heart has a claim to being the muscle that performs the largest quantity of physical work in the course of a lifetime. ( Full Answer )
The Lumbar muscles or Longissimus dorsi is the longest and strongest muscle. But I would assume that the tongue or jaw muscle would be the strongest.
It depends on the individual. Someone who works out consistently may reach peak strength in their 40's; whereas someone who has a sedentary lifestyle is likely to peak in their early 20's.
The brachialis muscle has greater leverage based on its origin and insertion points and is stronger than the biceps brachii muscle as a flexor.
Evolution Theory, because it's one of the most used muscles in the human body, passed down by generations apon generations it became useful to us for speech and eating foods.
I believe the answer is the tongue. However, if you are looking for the strongest group of external muscles for a dog then I believe it is the neck.
no its not the brain is technically a muscle with is the strongest in the body
I would say yes, but I don't think the brain is a muscle. Your brain is a brain, nothing else really...it is what controls your muscles, so there's not really a way it could be a muscle itself. If you are wondering what your strongest muscle in your body is, it would probably be in your legs, becaus…e you use your legs all the time. ( Full Answer )
Depending on your definition of strong, there are multiple answers to this question. 1) The masseter (in the jaw) is recognized by the Guiness Book of World Records to be the strongest muscle in the human body. The greatest force exerted by any human jaw is recorded to be 4,337 newtons 2) 3) 4) …Also, a common misconception is that the tongue is the strongest muscle in the body. This is wrong, because the tongue is in fact composed of eight different muscles, it it not just one big muscle. ( Full Answer )
Larger animals have thicker legs relative to their body size because the ability of bone to support weight is not directly proportional to body mass.
The strongest muscle should either be the heart or the back thigh. (Please improve this; It may not be true.)
because it has to work 24 7. if you think about it, you could work out for a month and you can start to develope muscles so of course if it works forever, your hearts gonna get strong
because its the muscle that pumps blood through your body,without blood pumping you can die
The strongest muscle in ones body is the tongue, because it has the ability to talk and move around wherever it wants to unlike the leg muscles.
Left ventricle has the strongest muscles. This ventricle has to pump blood to entire body parts. The blood pressure in the systemic aorta is about 120/80 mm of mercury. This has to be maintained by this chamber. The right ventricle has to pump blood to the lungs only. The systolic blood pressure her…e is about 25 mm of mercury, much less as compared to systemic blood pressure. When you actually see the muscles of the heart of cadaver, you get the idea very clearly and without further questioning. ( Full Answer )
The strongest muscle is the heart. The heart is almost all muscleand it continues to beat from birth until death.