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ch 6 my notes mofo

skeletal muscle surrounded by a connective tissue sheath epimysium
connective tissue located outside the epimysium; surrounds and separates muscles fascia
ability of skeletal muscle to shorten with force contractility
capacity of skeletal muscle to respond to a stimulus excitability
ability to be stretched extensibility
ability to recoil to their original resting length after they have been stretched elasticity
loose connective tissue that surrounds the fascicles perimysium
single muscle cells that make up the fasciculi fibers
connective tissue sheath that surrounds a fiber endomysium
threadlike structure that extends from one end of the fiber to the other myofibrils
thin protein fiber that resembles two minute strands of pearls twisted together actin myofilaments
thick protein fiber that resembles bundles of minute golf clubs myosin myofilaments
highly ordered units of actin and myosin myofilaments sarcomeres
area that a sarcomere extends from Z line
area on each side of the Z line that consists of actin I band
area in the center of a sarcomere that consists of myosin H zone
dark staining band where myosin myofilaments are anchored in the center M line
Created by: kfin14