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Musculoskeletal

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skeletal muscles attached to bones, striated, voluntary
cardiac muscles composes the heart, striated, involuntary, contains intercalated discs
smooth muscle involuntary, lines body cavity, visceral, non striated, tapered fibers
isotonic muscles change length, becoming shorter or longer
isometric no movement, but a change in tension
epiphyseal line shows growth/end of growth
synovial fluid found between joints
intercostal space space between the ribs
pectoral girdle shoulder blade and clavicle
closed fracture doesn't pierce the skin
compound fracture pierces the skin
incomplete fracture green stick, hairline fracture
dislocation joint dislocates from socket, sublaxation
comminuted many fragments of bone broken off
atrophy wasting away of muscle
sprain twisted ankle
strain over exertion of muscle
myosin thick microfilaments
actin thin microfilaments
sacrameer unit that helps muscles contract
flexion movement that makes angle of conjoined bone smaller
pagets disease bone regrowth
diarthrosis freemoving joints
synarthrosis slight movement
5 functions of the skeletal system 1) support 2) protection 3) movement 4) storage 5) hematopoiesis
Created by: Mika42016