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muscular system

movement away from midline abduction
movement twords midline adduction
surrounds heart cardiac
moving in a circle at a joint, or moving one end of a boy part in a circle while the other end remains stationary circumduction
shorten, decrease in size, or draw together contract
tightening or shortening of a muscle contracture
allows the muscle to return to its original shape after it has contracted or stretched elasticity
irritability, the ability to respond to stimulus such as a nerve impulse. extensibility
increasing the angle between two parts, straightening a limb extension
fiborous membrane covering, supporting, and separating muscles facia
decreasing the angle between two parts, bending a limb flexion
end or area of a muscle that moves when the muscle contracts insertion
independent action not controlled by choice or desire involuntary
state of partial muscle contraction providing a state of readiness to act muscle tone
system made up of more than 600 muscles muscular system
end or area of a muscle that remains stationary when the muscle contracts origin
movement around a central axis, a turning rotation
attached to bone and cause body movement skeletal muscle
fiborous connective tissue connects muscles to bones tendons
pertaining to organs, muscles covering organs visceral (smooth) muscle
under one's control, done by ones choice voluntary
Created by: kaylee144