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Macrostructure and Microstructure

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Epimysium
covers entire muscle; comes together at ends to form Tendons
Tendons
bands of collagen fibers attaching muscles to periosteum on bones
perimysium
divides muscles into bundles; collagen and elastin fibers; has BV's and nerves
Endomysium
separates cells within a bundle and holds them together; has scattered stem cells to help in repair
motor neuron
innervates each muscle cell
axons
penetrate and branch through the epimysium; enter endomysium to control individual fibers
diameter of muscle cell
.1 mm
length of muscle cell
30-40 cm
Multinucleated or mononucleated
multinucleated
BV's
Bring oxygen and nutrients to the mitochondria