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Anatomy unit 8 Muscular system (function of muscles)
Muscle cells (fibers)
Groups of muscle fibers are wrapped in
Myofibrils
Electrical impulses
joined side to side and end to end ... contain fine, thread lik…
a membrane sheath (fascia) to form an individual muscle
contract when stimulated by electrical impulses from nerves…
from nerves initiate muscle contraction
Muscle cells (fibers)
joined side to side and end to end ... contain fine, thread lik…
Groups of muscle fibers are wrapped in
a membrane sheath (fascia) to form an individual muscle
34 terms
Unit 5 - The Muscular System
Muscle fiber
Skeletal muscle tissue
Cardiac muscle tissue
Smooth muscle tissue
a single muscle cell
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
Forms most of the wall of the heart; consists of branched, st…
No striations and involuntary; found in walls of hollow organ…
Muscle fiber
a single muscle cell
Skeletal muscle tissue
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
12 terms
Muscular system
Frontalis
Temporalis
Occipitalis
Orbicularis Oculi
Frontalis
Temporalis
34 terms
Unit 5 - The Muscular System
Muscle fiber
Skeletal muscle tissue
Cardiac muscle tissue
Smooth muscle tissue
a single muscle cell
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
Forms most of the wall of the heart; consists of branched, st…
No striations and involuntary; found in walls of hollow organ…
Muscle fiber
a single muscle cell
Skeletal muscle tissue
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
22 terms
Muscular System
contract
bundle
fibers
striated
tighten up
a group
a group of cells, also called tissues
has lines
contract
tighten up
bundle
a group
45 terms
Muscular System
Origin
Fascia
Insertion
Agonist
The immovable attachment point of a muscle
Layer of connective tissue that separates individual muscles.
The moveable end of a muscle
(prime mover) - cause primary movement when it contracts
Origin
The immovable attachment point of a muscle
Fascia
Layer of connective tissue that separates individual muscles.
Muscular tissue of the muscular system
muscular tissue of the muscular system…
striated muscle
cardiac muscle
smooth muscle
collection of specialized cells that contract
skeletal; voluntary; arranged in striped bundles; can only ac…
autonomic
digestive; autonomic
muscular tissue of the muscular system…
collection of specialized cells that contract
striated muscle
skeletal; voluntary; arranged in striped bundles; can only ac…
37 terms
The Muscular System
Muscle fiber
Skeletal muscle tissue
Cardiac muscle tissue
Smooth muscle tissue
a single muscle cell
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
Forms most of the wall of the heart; consists of branched, st…
No striations and involuntary; found in walls of hollow organ…
Muscle fiber
a single muscle cell
Skeletal muscle tissue
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
44 terms
Structures and Functions of the Muscular System
What is the essential function of the…
What are the three types of muscles?
Cardiac muscle
Smooth muscle
To contract (shorten) muscles, causing body movement
Cardiac, smooth, and skeletal
Muscle tissue found only in the heart.... Is striated and involu…
Muscle tissue that has no striations and is involuntary. Foun…
What is the essential function of the…
To contract (shorten) muscles, causing body movement
What are the three types of muscles?
Cardiac, smooth, and skeletal
81 terms
Ch.9 The Muscular System: Skeletal Muscle Tissue and Organization
Skeletal Muscle... Cardiac Muscle... Smooth…
Move the body by pulling... on bones of t…
Pushes blood through the arteries and…
pushes fluid and solids along the dige…
3 types of Muscle Tissue
Role of Skeletal Muscle Tissue
Role of Cardiac Muscle Tissue
Role of Smooth Muscle Tissue
Skeletal Muscle... Cardiac Muscle... Smooth…
3 types of Muscle Tissue
Move the body by pulling... on bones of t…
Role of Skeletal Muscle Tissue
199 terms
Muscular System
Muscle Fibers
Myofibrils
Myofilaments
Actin
A cylindrical multinucleate cell composed of myofibrils that…
any of the elongated contractile threads found in striated mu…
filaments of myofibrils, constructed from proteins, principal…
A protein that forms (together with myosin) the contractile f…
Muscle Fibers
A cylindrical multinucleate cell composed of myofibrils that…
Myofibrils
any of the elongated contractile threads found in striated mu…
24 terms
The Muscular System A&P
Muscle fiber
Skeletal muscle tissue
Cardiac muscle tissue
Smooth muscle tissue
a single muscle cell
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
Forms most of the wall of the heart; consists of branched, st…
No striations and involuntary; found in walls of hollow organ…
Muscle fiber
a single muscle cell
Skeletal muscle tissue
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
53 terms
Chapter 8 Muscular System
fascia
aponeuroses
epimysium
perimysium
layers of fibrous connective tissue
broad fibrous connective tissue sheets
surrounds entire muscle
Connective tissue surrounding a fascicle
fascia
layers of fibrous connective tissue
aponeuroses
broad fibrous connective tissue sheets
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Muscle Fiber Model (Altay; BIO 210)
sarcolemma
endomysium
myofibril
thick myofilament
Identify the membrane.
Identify the tissue layer.
Identify the structure.
Identify the structure.
sarcolemma
Identify the membrane.
endomysium
Identify the tissue layer.
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Unit 3: Types of Muscle Tissue
voluntary muscles
involuntary muscles
skeletal muscle
cardiac muscle
the type of muscles that are under your conscious control; ex…
the type of muscles that work automatically without you think…
the type of muscle tissue that connects to bone; they pull on…
muscle tissue found only in the heart
voluntary muscles
the type of muscles that are under your conscious control; ex…
involuntary muscles
the type of muscles that work automatically without you think…
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Structures of a Muscle Fiber
sarcoplasm
nuclei
myofibril
sarcolemma
- the cytoplasm
- bundles of myofilaments
- plasma membrane
sarcoplasm
- the cytoplasm
nuclei
32 terms
The Muscular System
Muscle fiber
Skeletal muscle tissue
Cardiac muscle tissue
Smooth muscle tissue
a single muscle cell
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
Forms most of the wall of the heart; consists of branched, st…
No striations and involuntary; found in walls of hollow organ…
Muscle fiber
a single muscle cell
Skeletal muscle tissue
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
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The Muscular System- Skeletal Muscle Tissue and Muscle Organization
Muscle Tissue
Muscle fibers
Three types of muscle tissue
Skeletal muscle
One of four primary tissue types consists chiefly of muscle f…
Elongate cells, each capable of contracting along its longitu…
1)Skeletal... 2)Cardiac... 3)Smooth
Tissue moves the body by pulling bones of the skeleton
Muscle Tissue
One of four primary tissue types consists chiefly of muscle f…
Muscle fibers
Elongate cells, each capable of contracting along its longitu…
Muscle types and the functions of the muscular system
Functions of the Muscular system
contraction
Involuntary contractions
Voluntary contractions
1. movement ... 2. protection of joints... 3. generate heat ... 4. mai…
ability of a muscle to shorten in length
without control
with control
Functions of the Muscular system
1. movement ... 2. protection of joints... 3. generate heat ... 4. mai…
contraction
ability of a muscle to shorten in length
63 terms
Chapter 6: The Muscular System
Muscles
Skeletal Muscle
Endomysium
Perimysium
A type of tissue which is responsible for movement in body. T…
One of the three types of muscles. Muscles move voluntarily a…
A connective tissue wrapping which wraps itself around a sing…
A connective tissue wrapping which wraps itself around a fasc…
Muscles
A type of tissue which is responsible for movement in body. T…
Skeletal Muscle
One of the three types of muscles. Muscles move voluntarily a…
37 terms
Muscular System Chapter 24
3 types of muscle tissue
involuntary striated
voluntary striated
involuntary, one nucleus, tapered ends
skeletal, cardiac, smooth
cardiac muscle
skeletal muscle
smooth muscle
3 types of muscle tissue
skeletal, cardiac, smooth
involuntary striated
cardiac muscle
34 terms
Unit 5 - The Muscular System
Muscle fiber
Skeletal muscle tissue
Cardiac muscle tissue
Smooth muscle tissue
a single muscle cell
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
Forms most of the wall of the heart; consists of branched, st…
No striations and involuntary; found in walls of hollow organ…
Muscle fiber
a single muscle cell
Skeletal muscle tissue
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
Chapter 6- The Muscular System 6.1-6.17
three basic types of mucsle
Striated
Voluntary
Endomysium
-Skeletal muscle... -Cardiac muscle... -Smooth muscle
Have visible banding
Subject to conscious control
around single muscle fiber
three basic types of mucsle
-Skeletal muscle... -Cardiac muscle... -Smooth muscle
Striated
Have visible banding
38 terms
Muscular System
Functions of Muscles
Pectorails Major
Latissimus Doris
Deltoid Group
-Motion ... -Stabilization of body movement ... -Heat production ... -…
Shoulder Joint ... -flexion... -adduction... -transvers adduction ... -in…
Shoulder Joint ... -extension ... -adduction ... -transverse rotation
Shoulder Joint ... -Anterior: flexion, internal rotation, transv…
Functions of Muscles
-Motion ... -Stabilization of body movement ... -Heat production ... -…
Pectorails Major
Shoulder Joint ... -flexion... -adduction... -transvers adduction ... -in…
26 terms
Muscular System Test
Myocyte
Fibers/Myofibrils
Endomysium
Epimysium
muscle cell
muscle cells are joined together to form
connective tissue sheath ( covering ) that surrounds muscle f…
the outer layer of connective tissue ( covering ) that separa…
Myocyte
muscle cell
Fibers/Myofibrils
muscle cells are joined together to form
Module 5 The Muscular System
cardiac muscle
smooth muscle
skeletal muscle
striated
1. Forms the wall of the heart. 2. Is striated. 3. Is involun…
Involuntary, non striated muscle that controls movement of in…
Description: long, cylindrical, multinucleate cells; obvious…
striped, grooved, or banded
cardiac muscle
1. Forms the wall of the heart. 2. Is striated. 3. Is involun…
smooth muscle
Involuntary, non striated muscle that controls movement of in…
53 terms
Muscular system
Skeletal
Hypertrophy
Perimysium
Muscle fatigue
Muscle that is voluntary
Condition where the muscle enlarges
Covers a bundle of muscle fibers
Condition when a muscle loses the ability to be able to contr…
Skeletal
Muscle that is voluntary
Hypertrophy
Condition where the muscle enlarges
13 terms
Muscular System Facts
Skeletal muscle
Smooth muscle
Cardiac muscle
Functional Units
voluntary, striated
non-voluntary, visceral
striated, located in the heart
myofibrils
Skeletal muscle
voluntary, striated
Smooth muscle
non-voluntary, visceral
91 terms
Thibodeau: Ch7 The Muscular System
intercalated disks
muscle tissue and connective tissue
endomysium
fascicle
dark bands that help the cardiac muscle contract as a unit
two types of tissue that compose the muscle organ
fibrous connective tissue that wraps around each muscle fiber
the term for group of muscle fibers
intercalated disks
dark bands that help the cardiac muscle contract as a unit
muscle tissue and connective tissue
two types of tissue that compose the muscle organ
40 terms
Unit 6- The Muscular System
Muscle fiber
Skeletal muscle tissue
Cardiac muscle tissue
Smooth muscle tissue
a single muscle cell
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
Forms most of the wall of the heart; consists of branched, st…
No striations and involuntary; found in walls of hollow organ…
Muscle fiber
a single muscle cell
Skeletal muscle tissue
Striated, mostly voluntary (respiratory is involuntary), mult…
8 terms
Muscular System
Muscular System
Voluntary Muscles Fibers
Involuntary Muscle Fibers
Muscle Tissue
Works with the Skeletal System to help with movement.
You can control them.
You CANNOT control them.... They activate on their own.
Contract or shorten to make parts of your body move.
Muscular System
Works with the Skeletal System to help with movement.
Voluntary Muscles Fibers
You can control them.
54 terms
Chapter 9- Muscular System
Label the superficial muscles
label
List the 3 types of muscles.
Fascia
Skeletal muscle... Smooth Muscle... Cardiac Muscle
Layers of dense connective tissue that separate and hold in p…
Label the superficial muscles
label
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Chapter 6 Muscular System
Three basic muscle types
contracting or shortening is an essent…
_______ and ______ muscle cells are el…
muscle cell=
skeletal... smooth ... cardiac
muscle
skeletal and smooth
muscle fiber
Three basic muscle types
skeletal... smooth ... cardiac
contracting or shortening is an essent…
muscle
12 terms
Muscle Fiber
Myofibril
Mitochondrion
Neuromuscular junction
Nucelus
tightly packed filament bundles found within skeletal muscle…
Organelle that breaks down food and releases energy
point of contact between a motor neuron and a skeletal muscle…
Red oval on right side of model
Myofibril
tightly packed filament bundles found within skeletal muscle…
Mitochondrion
Organelle that breaks down food and releases energy
33 terms
Muscular System
aponeuroses
epimysium
fasicles
perimysium
where muscle attaches to bone; sheet-like attachments
connective tissue covering over entire muscle; continuous wit…
bundles of muscle fibers (cells) that make up a muscle
wrapped around fasicles
aponeuroses
where muscle attaches to bone; sheet-like attachments
epimysium
connective tissue covering over entire muscle; continuous wit…
37 terms
Muscular system Vocab Ch8
Fascia
aponeuroses
myofibrils
myosin
layers of dense connective tissue that desperate individual s…
a broad fibrous sheet of connective tissue which may attach t…
threadlike contractile fiber of a muscle
thick filaments
Fascia
layers of dense connective tissue that desperate individual s…
aponeuroses
a broad fibrous sheet of connective tissue which may attach t…
Biology, Chapter 32.3, The Muscular System
smooth muscle
involuntary muscle
cardiac muscle
skeletal muscle
lines many hollow internal organs such as the stomach, intest…
muscle that cannot be controlled consciously
involuntary muscle present only in the heart
muscles attached to bones by tendons and when tightened, or c…
smooth muscle
lines many hollow internal organs such as the stomach, intest…
involuntary muscle
muscle that cannot be controlled consciously
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Muscular System Vocabulary
voluntary
involuntary
ATP
ADP
you can consciously move the muscle
you cannot consciously move the muscle
the molecule needed for energy for all cellular functions
the spent energy molecule that can be recharged to reform ATP
voluntary
you can consciously move the muscle
involuntary
you cannot consciously move the muscle
25 terms
Anatomy of Muscular System
Tendon
An aponeurosis
Fascicle
Perimysium
Tough fibrous tissue which connects skeletal muscle to bones.
is a flat broad area of connective tissue which allows tendon…
a group of muscle fibres
this is a covering which surrounds a fascicle( bundle) muscle…
Tendon
Tough fibrous tissue which connects skeletal muscle to bones.
An aponeurosis
is a flat broad area of connective tissue which allows tendon…
93 terms
Muscular System (origin, insertion, action)
Skeletal Muscle
Epimysiuim
Perimysium
Endomysium
An organ of the muscular system composed of several types tis…
The outer layer of skeletal Muscle.
Extends deeper into the muscles and covers bundles of cells.
Around each muscle cell (fiber)
Skeletal Muscle
An organ of the muscular system composed of several types tis…
Epimysiuim
The outer layer of skeletal Muscle.
40 terms
Ch 6: Muscular System - Quiz Review
Three basic muscle types are found in…
Skeletal Muscle Characteristics (Struc…
Skeletal Muscle Functions
Connective Tissue Wrappings of Skeleta…
1) Skeletal muscle... 2) Cardiac muscle... 3) Smooth muscle
Most are attached by tendons to bones... Cells are multinucleate…
Produce movement... Maintain posture... Stabilize joints... Generate h…
Endomysium... Perimysium... Epimysium... Fascia
Three basic muscle types are found in…
1) Skeletal muscle... 2) Cardiac muscle... 3) Smooth muscle
Skeletal Muscle Characteristics (Struc…
Most are attached by tendons to bones... Cells are multinucleate…
31 terms
Anatomy and Physiology : Muscular System
Endomysium
Epimysium
perimysium
fascicle
skin around single muscle fiber ( between fibers)
connective tissue inciting the entire muscle.
connective tissue surronding a fascicle
A discrete bundle of muscle cells
Endomysium
skin around single muscle fiber ( between fibers)
Epimysium
connective tissue inciting the entire muscle.
46 terms
Muscular System
Origin
Insertion
Belly
Belly
The "beginning" of the muscle. Attached to the bone that does…
The part of the muscle that attaches to the part that the mus…
Middle part of a muscle...where the work happens.
...
Origin
The "beginning" of the muscle. Attached to the bone that does…
Insertion
The part of the muscle that attaches to the part that the mus…
64 terms
anatomy-- The muscular system pt 1
muscles
skeletal; cardiac; smooth
elongated
fiber
_______________are responsible for all types of body movement…
Three basic muscle types are found in the body
muscle cells are _____
muscle cell = muscle ___
muscles
_______________are responsible for all types of body movement…
skeletal; cardiac; smooth
Three basic muscle types are found in the body
12 terms
The Muscular System: Muscles of the Face, Head, and Neck
Frontalis
Occipitalis
Masseter
Sternocleidomastoid
Frontalis
Occipitalis
61 terms
Chapter 5 - The Muscular System
Agonist
Antagonist
Aponeurosis
Concentric
role played by a skeletal muscle to cause a movement
role played by a skeletal muscle acting to slow or stop a mov…
a flat, sheetlike fibrous tissue that connects muscle or bone…
a type of contraction that causes shortening of a muscle
Agonist
role played by a skeletal muscle to cause a movement
Antagonist
role played by a skeletal muscle acting to slow or stop a mov…
19 terms
Muscular System Functional Terms
aerobic
anerobic
acetylcholine (ACh)
adenosine triphospate (ATP)
with oxygen
without oxygen
neurotransmitter between neuron and voluntary muscle
energy molecule needed for muscle contraction and relacation
aerobic
with oxygen
anerobic
without oxygen
15 terms
Muscle Structure
Tendon
Fascicle
Perimysium
Muscle fiber
Name part A, This is strong connective tissue that attaches m…
Name part B, This is a bundle of muscle fibres
Name Part C, This is fibrous connective tissue that surrounds…
Name part E, This is a single muscle cell that is multinuclea…
Tendon
Name part A, This is strong connective tissue that attaches m…
Fascicle
Name part B, This is a bundle of muscle fibres
126 terms
Ch. 9-11 The Muscular System & Muscle Function
4 general muscle functions
3 types of muscle tissues
skeletal muscle tissue
cardiac muscle tissue
1. movement of bones (locomotion) or fluids ... ex: blood... 2. ma…
1. skeletal... 3. cardiac... 4. smooth`
- attached to bones and skin... - striated... - voluntary... - powerfu…
- only in the heart... - striated... - involuntary
4 general muscle functions
1. movement of bones (locomotion) or fluids ... ex: blood... 2. ma…
3 types of muscle tissues
1. skeletal... 3. cardiac... 4. smooth`
8 terms
Muscle Fibers and Activation
Resistance training can prevent what t…
Sarcomere
myofilaments
Motor unit
injury and disease
functional unit of a muscle
String like substances inside myofibrils.....actual contracti…
One motor neuron and the muscle fibers it connects (innervate…
Resistance training can prevent what t…
injury and disease
Sarcomere
functional unit of a muscle
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