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What type of neuron stimulates muscles to contract?
Somatic Motor Neuron
What are the two most common elements in the hard bone matrix?
Calcium & phosphorous
What protein substance is a primary component of bone matrix?
Collagen
Satellite cell?
A neuroglial cells that surround cell bodies of peripheral nervous system ganglia to provide structural support and regulate the exchanges of material between a neuronal cell body and interstitial fluid
Motor unit?
A motor neuron together with the muscle fibers it stimulates
Muscle fiber?
Cell
What is the point of contact between a neuron and skeletal muscle called?
Neuromuscular Junction
Histologic term for bone tissue?
Osseous tissue
What cellular unit shortens during muscle contraction?
The sacromere.