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Anatomy and Phys.

Ch. 9 Muscle Properties of Muscle and Connective Tissue

A property of muscle where the muscle shortens forcefully. contractility
A property of muscle where the muscle responds to stimuli. excitability
A property of muscle where the muscle can be stretched. extensibility
A property of muscle where the muscle recoils to resting length. elasticity
Connective tissue surrounding each muscle fiber. endomysium
Delicate layer of reticular fibers surrounding each muscle fiber cell. external lamina
Connective tissue surrounding bundles of muscle fiber cells. perimysium
Connective tissue surrounding the entire muscle. epimsium
Another name for epimysium. fascia
Is the only muscle type which is multinucleated. skeletal
Created by: macjlc13