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Chapter 6 muscles

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To shorten develop tension; an ability highly developed in muscle cells Contraction
Muscle cells Muscle fibers
Muscle composed of cylindrical multi nucleate cells with obvious striations; the muscle(s) attached to the body's skeleton; also called voluntary muscle Skeletal Muscle
the thin connective tissue surrounding each muscle cell Endomysium
The connective tissue enveloping bundles of muscle fibers Perimysium
the sheath of fibrous connective tissue surrounding muscle Epimysium
A bundle of nerve or muscle fibers bound together by connective tissue Fascicle
muscle consisting of spindle-shaped unstripped (non striated) muscle cells; involuntary muscle smooth muscles
specialized muscle of the heart cardiac muscle
ovalnucle; that can be seen just beneath the plasma membrane Sarcolemma
the smallest contractile unit of muscle; extends from one A disc to the next Sarceamere
One of the principal contractile protiens found in muscle Myosin
A contractile protien Actin
A specialized smooth endoplasmic reticulum Sarcoplasmic reticulum
one neuron and all the skeletal muscle cell sit stimuates Motor unit
Created by: tnpick513