Muscular System, without pictures
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moves various parts of the body
Organs that work together to move your body
Muscle tissue found in some organs, e.g., blood vessels, the digestive tract, the uterus, etc.
Muscle of the heart only
A muscle that is attached to the bones (skeleton) and provides the force that moves the bones.
Muscles that you are able to control, skeletal muscles
any muscles that can work on their own - diaphragm, stomach.
three types of muscle tissue
cardiac, smooth, skeletal
hold muscles to bones
a muscle that bends a body part, example: the bicep
a muscle that straightens a body part, example: the tricep