anatomy final- ch. 3

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anatomy final- ch. 3
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  1. skeletal muscle
    • controlled voluntarily
    • cells attach to connective tissue
    • striated
    • more than one nucleus
  2. cardiac muscle
    • wall of heart
    • involuntary
    • pumps blood
    • cells attach at intercalated discs which allow for communication during contraction
    • striated
    • one nucleus per cell
  3. smooth muscle
    • straight; no wavy
    • involuntary
    • surrounds hollow organs (bladder, intestine, stomach, uterus)
    • no striations
    • one nucleus per cell
  4. nervous tissue
    • neruons and nerve support cells
    • send impulses
    • irritability
    • -reacts to a stimulus
    • conductivity
    • -to conduct or transmit
  5. epithelium tissue
    • found in body coverings and glandular tissue
    • protect, absorption, filtration, secretion
    • cells are close together
    • apical surface (free)
    • basement membrane or basal surface
    • avascular
    • regenerate easily

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