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3.1 Intro of muscles

3 functions of muscles Support the body, permit movement, and produce body heat.
"myo" means: Muscle
4 functions of skeletal or voluntary muscle: they move body parts, maintain posture, cause voluntary and reflex movements, and produce body heat.
What type of muscle tissue is "visceral" or involuntary muscles. Where are they located? smooth muscle tissue, found in stomach and intestine (esophagus too)
"Cardiac" muscle is made up of what type of tissue? It's controled by which nervous system? Striated muscle tissue, the autonomic nervous system.
Muscle cells are termed: Fibers
Muscle fibers are held together by? Connective tissue
What encloses bundles of muscle fibers? Fascia
A muscle fiber's plasma membrane is called? Sarcolemma
A muscle fiber's cytoplasm is called? Sarcoplasm
Tendons are what type of tissue and are connected to what(covers the bone)? Connective tissue, the periosteum.
What muscles actively produce movement? The prime movers
What muscles oppose the prime movers? The antagonists
What muscles contract with the prime movers and help produce movement and stability? The synergists
The area where the muscle attaches to the stationary bone is called the: Origin
The area where the muscle attaches to the more moveable bone is the: Insertion
Created by: FMHSAHS102