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Muscle Tissue

What are the 3 types of muscle tissue? Skeletal, Cardia, Smooth
What is skeletal muscle tissue? Attaches to bone and provides moment (main focus of this chapter)
What shape is skeletal muscle? Striated (light and dark bands)
What is smooth muscle tissue? involuntary non-striated muscle tissue
Where is smooth muscle found? The walls of hallow internal structures Blood vessels, airways, most organs
What shape is smooth muscle? Lack the striations of skeletal and cardiac muscles Because of this is looks non-striates This is what it's termed "smooth"
Is smooth muscles generally voluntary or Involuntary? Usually involuntary
What is Cardiac muscle? Involuntary striated muscle found in the walls and histological foundation of the heart, specifically the myocardium
What is autorhythmic? Cells (pacemakers) refers to the cardiac muscle cells responsible for synchronizing the contractile cells to coordinate a heart contraction.
Created by: Smcclure99