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Muscular system purpose

-Maintaining posture
-Producing heat
-Assisting lymph transport

2

Muscles take up ___% of body weight

40

3

Brachi/o

Arm

4

Brachy

Short

5

Bucc/o

Cheek

6

Cardi/o

Heart

7

Fasci/o

Fascia
A band

8

Fibr/o

Fiber

9

Kin/e
Kin/o

Movement
Motion

10

Kinesi/o
Kines/o

Motion

11

Muscul/o

Muscle

12

My/o

Muscle

13

Platy

Flat
Broad

14

Pter/o

Wing
Feather

15

Pterygo

Wing shaped

16

Rhabd/o

Rod shaped

17

Sarc/o

Muscle
Flesh

18

Tend/o
Ten/o

Tendon

19

-troph

Food nutrition

20

Troph/o

Food
Nutrition

21

Muscle cells

Microscopic thread-like structures that contract to move muscles

22

Muscle fibers

Muscle cells

23

Muscle tissue

Tissue composed of contractive muscle fibers

24

Skeletal tissue

Striated, voluntary muscle tissue attached to bones

25

Tendons

Tough, band like, voluntary fibrous tissue that connects muscle to bone (striated)

26

Smooth muscle

Nonstriated, involuntary muscle tissue found lining organs and blood vessels

27

We have _____ muscles in our body

700

28

Peristalsis

Rhythmic waves of muscular contractions that occur in various tubular organs
Help move liquids through the body

29

Cardiac muscle tissue

Striated, involuntary muscle only found on the heart
Fibers move as one unit

30

Aponeurosis

A sheet of fibrous tissue that replaces a tendon
Found in areas of wide attachment (Ex. Between two muscles)