Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

68WM6 Muscles

68WM6 10-10 Muscle Systems

QuestionAnswer
Actin contractile protein found in the thin myofilaments of skeletal muscle
All or None when stimulated, a muscle fiber will contract fully or not at all; whether a contraction occurs depends on whether the stimulus reaches the required threshold
Antagonist those having opposing actions; for example, muscles that flex the upper arm are antagonists to muscles that extend it
Aponeuroses broad fibrous sheets of connective tissue
Atrophy wasting away of tissue; decrease in size of a part; sometimes referred to as disuse atrophy
Bursa saclike, fluid-filled structure, lined with synovial membrane, near a joint
Hypertrophy increase in size, structure, or function
Isometric type of muscle contraction in which muscle does not shorten
Isotonic of the same tension or pressure
Sacromere contractile unit of muscle; length of a myofibril between two Z bands
Synergist muscle that assist the prime mover
Tenosynovitis inflammation of the tendon sheath
Created by: egolden12
Popular Nursing sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards