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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