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Ch. 6 Muscle System

Imani Allen 3rd Block

Smooth muscle No striation and is involuntary, and cannot consciously be controlled
Cardiac muscle Found in only one place in the body which is the heart, it is striated and involuntary
Skeletal muscle Are striated and is a voluntary muscle, which is the only muscle you can consciously control
Tendons Attach muscles indirectly to bones, cartilage or connective tissue covering to each other
Myosin Split ATP to generate the power for muscle contraction
Thick filaments Composed of bundles of myosin/protein
Thin filaments Are composed of contractile protein called actin
Muscle tone The state of continuous partial contraction
Muscle fatigue When muscle is unable to contract even though it is still being stimulated.
Orbicularis Oculi has fibers that run in circles around eyes, it allows you to close your eyes, squint, blink and wink.
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