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Bio quiz- Muscle

bio- 094 about the muscle system

The neurotransmitter __________ is vital to proper muscle functioning Acetylcholine
Muscles that are concerned with bracing actions are called __________. Fixators
Which of the following is NOT a function of skeletal muscle? •Participates in the transport of oxygen in the blood to the tissues. •Maintains posture •Generates heat •Produces movement Participates in the transport of oxygen in the blood to the tissues
A fascicle is wrapped by a layer of connective tissue called Perimysium
Consider the two types of muscle contractions described in this chapter; in __________ contractions, the muscle may shorten and movement may occur Isotonic
The essential function of any muscle is to __________. Contract
Referring to the muscle attachment to bones, the __________ is the immovable attachment site Origin
The endomysium is a delicate connective tissue sheath that surrounds a/an __________. Skeletal Muscle fiber
The muscle that is mainly responsible for a particular movement is known as the __________. Prime Mover
The muscle that facilitates flexion of the forearm is the __________. Biceps brachii
The plasma membrane of a muscle cell is most usually termed a Sarcolemma
A fascicle is wrapped by a layer of connective tissue called __________. Perimysium
Although ATP provides the energy for muscle contraction, __________ must also be present for muscle fibers to slide properly during contraction Calcium
An important medical injection site in the hip is the __________. gluteus medius
The bending or movement of a limb toward the midline of the body is known as __________. Adduction
The anatomical term for a muscle cell, in skeletal and smooth muscle tissues, is __________. Muscle fiber
In a skeletal muscle fiber, the sarcomere is a repetitive unit that consists of the entire region between the __________. z discs
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