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muscle, connective and other tissues
Muscles are composed of ______.
Muscle spindles as well as larger nerves and blood vessels are wrapped into the connective tissue layer called the _____.
The rectus abdominis muscles of the abdomen and the sartorius muscle of the thigh are classified as ______ muscles.
The epimysium surrounds the entire muscle and is integral with with connective tissue that separates muscles called the _____.
Orientation of the muscle fascicles partly determines _____.
The biceps brachii of the arm and gastrocnemius of the leg are classified as _____.
Muscles that contract and constrict openings to prevent passage of material are called ______.
A sheet of fibrous connective tissue that separates neighboring muscles or muscle groups from each other is called _____.
Skeletal muscles that attach to bones through relatively long extensions of connective tissue are called ______.
The muscle type that generate more force than other types due to the large number of muscle fibers that are fit into a given length of muscle is a _____.
In an indirect attachment the muscle is attached to the bone with a fibrous band or sheet called a ______.
When a muscle acts in a particular region but has an attachment elsewhere, it is considered _____.
lateral head of the triceps brachii and the humerus
An example of a direct attachment of muscle to bone is the _____.
In some indirect muscular attachments the tendon is a broad sheet of connective tissue called a(n) _____.
n flexing the elbow, the brachialis muscle is classified as the _____.
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