Muscle tissues

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    Skeletal muscle

    • Function:
    • Voluntary movement, locomotion, manipulation of the environment, facial expression, voluntary control.

    • Location:
    • In skeletal muscles attached to bones or occasionally to skin.
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    Cardiac muscle

    • Function:
    • As it contracts, it propels blood into the circulation, involuntary control.

    • Location:
    • The walls of the heart.
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    Smooth muscle

    • Function:
    • Propels substances or objects (foodstuffs, urine, a baby) along internal passageways, involuntary control.

    • Location:
    • Mostly in the walls of hallow organs.
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Muscle tissues
ZOO 3733 Test 3
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