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ch 9

skeletal muscle is an organ of the

muscular system

skeletal muscle is composed of

skeletal muscle tissue, nervous tissue, blood, and connective tissues.


is dense connective tissue that separates individual skeletal muscles.


is a cordlike structure that consists of dense connective tissue.

Tendons connect

a muscle to a bone TAMB


is a sheetlike structure composed of dense connective tissue.


is a layer of connective tissue that closely surrounds a skeletal muscle.


is connective tissue that separates muscles into fascicles.


is a section of a muscle.


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.

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