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What are skeletal muscles associated with?
Movement of the body
What are the 3 types of contractile cells (ie three types of muscle) in the body?
Is skeletal muscle striated? Is it voluntary or involuntary?
Is cardiac muscle striated? Is it voluntary or involuntary?
Is smooth muscle striated? Is it voluntary or involuntary?
What is the name of the connective tissue that wraps an entire muscle?
What makes up skeletal muscle?
What is a fascicle?
A bundle of muscle cells bound together by connective tissue to form a functional unit.
What is the connective tissue that wraps the fascicle?
What is the connective tissue found within a fascicle?
What are the 2 functions of the endomysium
Seperates muscle cells
Electrically insulates muscle cells
What 2 functions do the connective tissue layers of muscles have
What are the connective tissue layers of muscle continuous with at the ends of muscles
what is amother name for a muscle cell?
What are myofibrils made up of?
Individual contractile proteins called myofiliments
What are the 2 types of myofiliments
What protein makes up thin myofiliments
What protein makes up thick myofiliments
What are the alternating light and dark bands that result from the arrangement of thick and thin myofiliments
What is the contractile unit of a muscle cell
List the organized levels of skeletal muscle from largest to smallest
Muscle cell (musclfiber