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Anatomy Muscle

skeletal muscle muscles attached to skeleton & used for locomotion
smooth muscles muscles that line organs and control peristalsis
cardiac muscle heart muscle
voluntary muscle muscle controlled by the organism's will
involuntary muscle any muscle not under control of the will
striated muscle muscle that has a banded appearance, specifically skeletal muscle
tendon a cord or band of dense, tough, inelastic, white, fibrous tissue, serving to connect a muscle with a bone or part; sinew
ligament a band of tissue, usually white and fibrous, serving to connect bones
muscle fatigue caused by a build up of lactic acid as a result of oxygen debt
isotonic muscle contraction muscle shortens & movement occurs
tone sustained partial contraction of a muscle
isometric muscle contraction contractions in which muscles do not shorten (force applied, but no work done)
Created by: jgarrisi