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Skeletal Muscle Organization

What is a muscle cell called? myofiber or muscle fiber
What does the root myo- mean? muscle
Name the connective tissue that surrounds each myofiber. endomysium
What does the prefix endo- mean? within
Name the connective tissue that surrounds each fascicle. perimysium
What is a bundle of myofibers called? fascicle
What does the prefix peri- mean? around
Name the connective tissue that surrounds ALL of the fascicles. epimysium
What does the prefix epi- mean? on/above
Name the connective tissue superficial to the epimysium. fascia
Name the long, cylindrical organelles found inside of a myofiber. There are 100s to 1000s of them in every myofiber. myofibril
What are myofibrils made of? myofilaments
Give two examples of myofilaments. actin and myosin
Created by: smonahan



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