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Organ physiology

Organ physiology - Muscle

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what are the 3 types of muscle skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle, and smooth muscle
skeletal muscle tissue functions: contractions pull on tendons to move bones, maintains body posture and position, support weight of organs and tissue, provide nutrient reserves
sphincters are: skeletal muscles
epimysium: dense layer of collagen fibre surrounding muscle
perimysium fibrous layer dividing skeletal muscle into bundles of fibres called muscle fascicles
endomysium delicate connective tissue surrounding individual muscle fibres
bundle of collagen fibres that connect muscle to bone is a: tendon
sheet of collagen fibres that connect muscle to bone is a: aponeurosis
difference between a tendon and an aponeurosis: tendon is a fibre, aponeurosis is a sheet that connects muscles to a broader area of bone
sarcolemma is a: muscle cell membrane
sarcoplasm is a: muscle cell cytoplasm
sarcoplasmic reticulum is a: muscle cell endoplasmic reticulum
myofilaments contain: thin filaments of actin and thick filaments of myosin
myofibrils are made of: myofilaments
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