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Ch. 10-14

Anatomy & Physiology Final

Muscle Functions Converting the chemical energy in ATP into the mechanical energy of motion; Movement, stability, heat production and also control of openings
Actin Effect of a muscle to produce or prevent movement
Intrinsic muscles Origin and insertion contained within a region
Extrinsic muscles Act on a designated region, but has its origin elsewhere
Antagonist Opposes the prime mover
Fixator Muscle that prevents movement of bone
Synergist Muscle that aids the prime mover
Endomysium Sleeve of connective tissue around muscle fibers (muscle cells)
Perimysium Thicker layer of connective tissue around muscle fascicles (bundles of muscle fibers)
Epimysium Fibrous sheath surrounding the entire muscle
Fascia Sheet of connective tissue that separates muscles from other muscles or subcutaneous tissue
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