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Lab - Muscle Intro

general muscle characteristics - types, etc

skeletal muscle highly striated, multiple nuclei at edges, voluntary control
smooth muscle no striations, one nucleus in center, involuntary control
cardiac muscle lightly striated, usually one nucleus, intercalated discs, involuntary control
sarcolemma membrane covering striated muscle fibers
endomysium fine connective tissue sheath covering each muscle fiber
myelinated nerve fiber a nerve fiber covered with an insulated medullary sheath
non-myelinated nerve fiber a nerve fiber that is not covered with an insulating medullary sheath
Created by: mlmathis