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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?


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?


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.

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