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Flashcards in The muscular system CH 3 Deck (15):
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Ambulation

Muscle movement- walking, running, or otherwise moving from one place to another

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muscle fibers

Specialized long slender cells who's predominant function is contractibility

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My/o, Myos/o

Muscle

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Fibr/o, fibros/o

Fibrous tissue

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Skeletal muscle

Striated voluntary (muscles you can control) they attach bones to to the body and make motion possible

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Striated

Lines in the muscle

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Rhabdomy/o

Striated muscle

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Smooth muscle

Nonstriated (also called unstriated) Involuntary visceral. They produce slow contractions to allow unconscious functioning of internal organs

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Leiomy/o

Smooth muscle

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Cardiac muscle

striated involuntary. Involuntary contraction of the heart muscle

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Fascia

A sheet of fibrous connective tissue that covers, supports, and separates muscles.

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Tendon

A narrow band of connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone (Remember to make distinction between tendon and ligament)

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Linea Alba

A fibrous band of connective tissue on the ventral abdominal wall that is the median attachment of the abdominal muscles

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Aponeurosis (Plural form Aponeuroses)

A fibrous sheet that provides attachments to muscular fibers and is a means of origin or insertion of a flat muscle

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Aponeur/o

Means aponeurosis

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