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A type of connective tissue surrounding each fasicle; the CT enveloping bundles of muscle fibers
the super-hero; muscle that has major responsibility for a particular movement; EX: biceps brachii
the sidekick; help prime movers by producing same movement, or reducing undesireable movement; EX: wrist when making a fist
the bat-mobile; "specialized-synergists" hold bone still or stabilize origin so tension can be used to move insertion to bone; EX: back muscles
parallel fascicle arrangement
length fascicles run parallel to long axis of muscle
EX: satorius; rectus abdominus
convergent fascicle arrangement
fascicles converge to a single insertion tendon
EX: pectoralis major; temporalis
fusiform fascicle arrangement
spindle-shaped with expanded belly
EX: biceps brachii, triceps brachii
unipennate fascicle arrangement
Short fascicles attach obliquely to a central tendon on one side
EX: external oblique
bipennate fascicle arrangement
short fascicles attach obliquely to a central tendon on two sides
EX: rectus femoris; gastrocnemius
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