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Muscular Systemm

Abduction moving a body part away from the midline.
Adduction moving a body part toward the midline.
Cardiac Muscle Forms the walls of the heart and contracts to circulate blood.
Circumduction Moving in a circle at a joint,or moving one end of a body part in a cicle while the othrt end remains stationary, such as swinging and in a circle.
Contract To shorten,decrease in size,or draw together;an agreement between two or more person.
Contractibility muscle fibers that are stimulated by nerves contract,or become short and thick,which cause movement.
Contracture Tighting or shortening of a muscle.
Elasticity allows the muscle to return to its original shape after it has contracted or stretched.
Excitability irritability, the ability to respond to stimulus such as a nerve impulse.
Extension increasing the angle between two bones,or straightening a body part.
Fascia fibrous membrane covering, supporting, and seperating muscles
Insertion End or area of a muscle that moves when the muscle contracts.
involuntary independent action not controlled by choice or desire.
Muscle tone state of partial muscle contraction providing a state of re
Created by: klaudia