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Muscle tissue

Made up of elongated muscle fibers, fibers that contract in response to stimuli.

Skeletal Muscle

Found in muscles that attach to bone and are controlled by concious effort.

Skeletal Muscle

Each cell has alternating dark and light lines. (striations) and several nuclei near membrane.

Skeletal Muslce

Moves head, trunk, and limbs, allows us to make facial expressions, write, talk, chew, swallow, etc.

Smooth Muscle

Do not have striations, shorter than skeletal.

Smooth Muscle

Actions are involuntary, such as digestion.

Smooth Muscle

Have one central nucleus, cells make up the walls of internal organs.

Cardiac Muscle

Only found in the heart.

Cardiac Muscle

Cells are striated and branched, each has a single nucleus.

Cardiac Muslce

Functions in voluntrily

Nervous Tissue

Found in the brain, spinal chord, and peripheal nerves.

Nervous Tissue

Made up of neurons and neurological cells.


Sense change in the surrondings and send nerve inpulses throughout the body.

Nuerologlial cells

Support/bind parts of nervous tissue. (also carry on phagocytosis,connect nueron to blood vessels)

Serous Membrane

Lines body cavities that don't open to outside (thorax, abdominal)

Mucuous Membrane

Lines cavities that open to the outside (oral, nasal, dig, resp, urinary.) Consists of epithelium and a layer of loose connective tissue.


the skin.

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