Hannah Michael-muscular and digestive systems

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Sarcolemma

The electrically polarized muscle cell membrane.

Fascia

Layer of tissue covering the whole muscle trunk.

Epimysium

Coarse, irregular connective tissue that surrounds the whole muscle.

Myasthenia gravis

Condition characterized by the easy tiring of muscles or muscle weakness.

Myositis

Inflammation of muscle tissues.

Fasicull

Individual bundles of muscle cells.

Tone

A property of muscle whereby a steady or constant state of partial contraction is maintained in a muscle.

Myalgia

Muscle pain

Zymogenic cells

Are found in the digestive system and they secrete the principal fastric enzyme

Pancreatic cells

The cells of the pancreas, which is a large digestive gland in the alimentary canal

Heparin

Anti-coagulant (blood thinner) manufactured by the liver

Crypts of Lieberkuhn

Pits in the mucosaof the small intestine

Parietal cells

Cells that secrete hydrochloric acid

Brunner's glands

Secrete an alkaline mucus

Lacteals

Lymphatic vessels that absorb fats and transports them from the digestive tract to the blood

Kupffer's cells

Eat bacteria and old white/red blood cells; it is found in the liver

Acini

Exocrine glands of the pancreas

Insulin

Hormone produced by the pancreas that regulates blood sugar by helping absorb glucose

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