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muscle structrue

review of muscle structure and function

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Muscle that provides the major force for producting a specific movement agonist or prime mover
muscles named for the # of origins of the muscle bicep, tricep, quadracep
muscle contraction insertion moces toward the origin
muscle that opposes movement, stretched, relaxed, prevents antagonist
contractile unit of a muscle cell myofibril
form of arthritis, autoimmune, bone forms in joint rheumatoid
muscle attached directly to bone origin
muscle attached via a tendon insertion
movement that makes the angle between 2 bones smaller flexion
movement that makes the angle between 2 bones larger extension
muscle functions movement, posture, generate heat, stabalize joints
skeletal muscle striated, multi-nucleate, voluntary
cardiac muscle intercalated disc, branching cells, involuntary
smooth muscle no striations, involuntary
synarthoses immovable joint
diarthoses moveable joint
named for direction of muscle fibers rectus abdominis, external oblique
named for shape deltoid, trapezius
named for action adductor longus
named for location rectus femoris, biceps brachii
synovial joint that contains fluid
build up of uric acid crystals in tissues of joints gout
imflammation of tendon tendonitis
contration of muscle, "squeeze and hold" isometric
Created by: adcteacher