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Skeletal Muscle Structure

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skeletal muscle is an organ of the
muscular system
skeletal muscle is composed of
skeletal muscle tissue, nervous tissue, blood, and connective tissues.
Fascia
is dense connective tissue that separates individual skeletal muscles.
Tendon
is a cordlike structure that consists of dense connective tissue.
Tendons connect
a muscle to a bone TAMB
Aponeurosis
is a sheetlike structure composed of dense connective tissue.
Epimysium
is a layer of connective tissue that closely surrounds a skeletal muscle.
Perimysium
is connective tissue that separates muscles into fascicles.
Fascicle
is a section of a muscle.
Endomysium
is connective tissue that surrounds individual muscle cells/fiber.
Deep fascia
is fascia that surrounds or penetrates muscles.
Subcutaneous fascia
is fascia just beneath the skin.
Subserous fascia
is a connective tissue layer of the serous membranes covering organs in various body cavities and lining those cavities.