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Cardiac

A muscle that works all the time and looks striped under a microscope. ( heart)

2

Muscle

a special type of muscle that works by contracting.

3

Smooth

a muscle that looks smooth under a microscope.( esophagus, stomach, and intestines)

4

Tendon

elastic, connective tissue that connects muscle to bone

5

Striated

a muscle that looks striped under a microscope( skeletal muscles)

6

Flexor

a muscle that causes a joint to bend.

7

involuntary

a muscle that u cannot consiously control

8

extensor

a muscle that causes a joint to straighten out.

9

ADD (Adductor)

a muscle that moves a limb towards ur body

10

voluntary

a muscle that u can conciously control

11

ABD (Abductor)

a muscle that moves a limb away from ur body