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The electrically polarized muscle cell membrane.


Layer of tissue covering the whole muscle trunk.


Coarse, irregular connective tissue that surrounds the whole muscle.

Myasthenia gravis

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


Inflammation of muscle tissues.


Individual bundles of muscle cells.


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


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


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


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


Exocrine glands of the pancreas


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

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