Chapter 8: Muscles and Muscle Tissue
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Skeletal muscle attaches to _____.
Key Facts about skeletal muscle.
- 1. longest fibers
- 2. striations
- 3. many nuclei
- 4. voluntary
- 5. organ
fine sheath of areolar connective tissue that surrounds each muscle fiber
bundles of muscle fibers/cells
collagenic sheath that surrounds each fascicle
dense fibrous connective tissue that surrounds the entire muscle
found outside the epimysium
Functions of connective tissue wrappings.
support, protection, and entry and exit routes for blood vessels and nerves.
plasma membrane surface
similar to cytoplasm; contains glycogen and myoglobin
hundreds of thousands of found in each muscle fiber (contain sarcomeres)
small area on the myofibril that is the base unit of contraction
protein(s) found in thick filaments
protein(s) found in thin filaments
a nueron that transmits impulses from the central nervous system to muscles and glands
area where the motor neuron meets the muscle fiber
membranous network of channels and tubules in a muscle fiber that stores calcium ions
membranous channel that extends from the sarcolemma deep inside the muscle fiber to deliver the impulse
This form of respiration that needs oxygen
pigment that stores oxygen
the amount of oxygen required to convert accumulated lactic acid to glucose and restore supplies of ATP and creatine phosphate
when a muscle loses its ability to contract
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