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moves food throughout the digestive system
also help blood vessels pump blood throughout the body
an injury in which a muscle or tendon is swollen or inflamed
the muscle becomes overstretched or torn
synthetic (man-made) testosterone which is the male hormone that signals the body to add muscle fiber.
Where is a smooth muscle found in your body?
found in the digestive tract and in the walls of blood
How does a muscle contract?
When you want to move, signals travel from your brain to your skeletal muscle cells. The muscle cells then contract, or get shorter.
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