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1

3 typles of muscles found in the body and describe them.

Striated-voluntary/ skeletal. movements.
non striated-smooth and involuntary
cardiac-involunary, made up of striated tissue

2

components of muscular system

tendons, fascia, muscle tissue

3

functions of muscular system

provides movements
covers and protects skeleton
" " internal organs
provides shapes
temperature regulation

4

2 contractile proteins within the muscles.

Actin, myosin

5

how many muscles are in the body?

600 muscles.

6

what does the origin of muscle refer to?

immovable attachment that will move towards origin.

7

what kind of muscle moves bone?

Skeletal

8

what does the insertionnof a muscle refer to

immovable attachment

9

what does the muscles contractibility mean?

the muscles ability to contract

10

what does the muscles extensibility mean?

the ability of the muscle to stretch out without causing injury

11

levator

to lift

12

depessor

to go downwarrd

13

difference between lines of expression/ wrinkles

lines of ex: lines and folds within the sknthat stay after the muscle contraction relaxed.
wrinkles (wright):caused by aging over time, dehydration, decreased collagen & elastin