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Muscular System Quiz

Week one of muscular system study stack

Function of Muscles 1. Support the body 2. Allow for movement by making bones and other body parts move 3. Maintain constant body temperature 4. Assist in movement of cardiovascular veins and lymph 5. Protect internal organs and stabilize joints
Epimysium covers the entire skeletal muscle
Fascia on the outside of the epimysium
Perimysium surrounds a bundle of muscle fibers (fascicle)
fascicle Bundle of muscle fibers
Endomysium surrounds a single muscle fiber
Tendon Epimysium blends into this connective tissue attachment
Muscle (Example) Bicep, gluteus maximus
Muscle Fiber muscle cell
Sarcomere units of myofibrils responsible for the striated appearance
Myofibrils structures that make up a muscle fiber
Myofilament protein filaments that make up a sarcomere
Myofilament protein filaments that make up a sarcomere
Myosin thick filaments
Actin thin filaments
Actin thin filaments
Created by: natalie.connolly



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