HSC303_CH3

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itzlinds
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HSC303_CH3
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2013-10-02 22:31:39
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skeletal muscle system
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skeletal muscle system
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  1. muscles that are voluntary and controlled consciosly are called:
    skeletal muscle
  2. muscles that control itself with assistance from the nervous and endocrine system; found only in the heart is called:
    cardiac muscle
  3. involunatry muscle, controlled unconsciously found in the walls of blood vessels and internal organs are called:
    smooth muscle
  4. bands of tough, fibrous connective tissue that connects muscle to bone are called:
    tendons
  5. small bundles of muscle fibers are called:
    fasciculus
  6. long multinucleated cells that generate force when stimulated are called:
    muscle fibers
  7. the portion of muscle composed of the thin and thick myofilaments (actin & myosin) is called:
    myofibrils
  8. contracile proteins in the muscles are called:
    • actin
    • myosin
  9. desribe the 2 roles of connective tissue:
    • stabilize and supports components of skeletal muscle
    • surrounds muscle at each organizational level
  10. list and describe the 3 layers of connective tissue:
    • epimysium: covers the whole muscle
    • perimysium: covers the bundles of muscle fibers
    • endomysium: covers individual muscle fibers

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