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Muscular System V1.4

Muscular System

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Conractile protein found in the thin myofilaments of skeletal muscle Actin
when stimulated, a muscle fiber will contract fully or not at all all or none
those having opposing actions; for example, muscles that flex the upper arm are antagonists to muscles that extend it antagonist
broad fibrous sheets of connective tissue aponeuroses
wasting away of tissue atrophy
increase in size, structure, or function hypertrophy
equal measure isometric
type of muscle contraction in which the muscle length changes, producing movement of a joint isotonic
the uscle mainly responsible for producing a particular movement prime mover
basic functional or contractile unit of skeletal muscle sacromere
muscles that assists the prime mover with movement synergists
inflammation of the tendon sheath tenosynovitis
three names of smooth muscle involuntary, smooth, visceral
which muscle type has multiple nuclei skeletal
attachement to the bone that remains relatively stationary origin
point of attachment to the bone that moves when a muscle contracts insertion
main part of the muscle body
what attaches bone to bone ligament
what attaches muscle to bone tendon
Created by: hooah