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Skeletal muscle tissue
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), multinucleate (more than one nucleus) so lots of DNA to code for protein synthesis, tendon attaches muscle to bone
smooth muscle tissue
no striations and involuntary, found in walls of hollow visceral organs such as the stomach urinary bladder and respiratory packages, forces food and other substances through internal body channels
Functions of muscular tissue
functions of this tissue; body movement, stabilizing body positions, storing/moving substances within the body, producing heat
Properties of muscular tissue
properties that enable muscle to function and contribute to homeostasis. Excitability, Contractility, Extensibility, Elasticity.
separates skin form muscles, provides a pathway in blood vessels and nerves to enter and exit muscles, and protects muscles from physical trauma.
lines the body wall and limbs that surround and support muscles, allows free movement of muscles, carries nerves and blood vessels, and fills space between muscles.
small, cylindrical invaginations of the sarcolemma of striated muscle fibers that conduct muscle action potentials toward the center of the muscle fiber.
the tendency of a body to return to its original shape and length after it has been stretched or compressed
dense irregular connective tissue, lines body walls and limbs, binds muscles that perform related functions, carries blood and lymph vessels, nerves
penetrates interior of each fascicles separates individual muscle fibers from one another.
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