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Muscular System


define involuntary muscles muscles that are NOT under your control
define voluntary muscles muscles that ARE under your control
digestion and breathing are controlled by which type of muscles? involuntary muscles
walking and opening your mouth are controlled by which type of muscles? voluntary muscles
three types of muscle tissue cardiac, smooth, skeletal
define smooth muscles involuntary muscles that line many internal organs
define cardiac muscles involuntary muscle that has characteristics in common with both smooth and skeletal muscles
define skeletal muscles muscles attached to the bones of your skeleton
your stomach and blood vessels are lined with which type of muscle? smooth muscles
your heart is an example of which type of muscle? cardiac muscle
define extend lengthen or increase in size
define contract shorten or decrease in size
define tendon a strong connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone
which type of muscles must work in pairs? skeletal muscles
why must skeletal muscles work in pairs? because they can only contract, not extend
Created by: kristinnash