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hyg191 5muscular sys

muscular system

TermDefinition
acetylcholine neuronal transmitter substances
actin muscle protein found on the I band
adenosine trihosphate compound of one molecule each of adenosine and D-ribose with three molecules of phosphoric acid that is concerned with energy transformations in metabolism
antagonist muscle that balances the effects of another muscle
aponeuroses sheets of connective or membranous tissue, connecting muscle and the part it moves
axon extension of a nerve body that conducts an impulse to another body
contraction shortening of a structure
cross-bridge extensions of the A-bands in muscle
elasticity ability to be stretched and return to normal shape
energy power exercised with vigor
fascia sheet of connective tissue
fatigue inability to respond to a stimulus
fibrillation uncoordinated contractions of individual muscle fibers
hypertrophy increase in size of a tissue or organ
insertion attachment of a muscle to the more movable bone
muscle fibrous bands connected to bone that produce movement by contracting
myalgia muscle pain or aching
myofibril contractile fibers within a muscle fiber
myosin muscle protein found on the A-bands
origin attachment of a muscle to the less movable bone
peristalsis rhythmical waves of smooth muscle contractions
sarcomere structural and functional unit of a myofibril
spasm involuntary, convulsive muscular contraction
synergist two or more structures working together
tendon connective tissue that connects muscle to bone
vesicle small sac or blister filled with fluid
Created by: aucarlos