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Muscle System Review

Skeletal muscle is described by all of the following EXCEPT: striated, multinucleated, involuntary, voluntary involuntary
What feature is unique to cardiac muscles? it has intercalated disks
The walls of hollow organs and some blood vessels contain this muscle tissue: smooth
Muscles function to: produce movement
Muscles function to: stabilize joints
Muscles function to: maintain posture
What do you call a bundle of muscle fibers? muscle fascicle
One neuron and the muscle cells stimulated by that neuron are referred to as a neuromuscular junction
The area between a nerve and the muscle cells is called the synaptic cleft
Which type of muscle contraction is most common when working out in the gym? isotonic
Muscle fatigue is due, in part, to the accumulation of lactic acid
___________ decreases the angle of a joint and brings two bones closer together. Flexion
Created by: michellenperry