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Layers of fibrous connective tissue that separates an individual skeletal muscle from adjacent muscles and hold it in position. Encloses muscle.
A cordlike oro bandlike mass of white fibrous connective tissue that connects muscle to bone.
A sheet of connective tissue that attaches muscles.
Overdevelopment of muscles
Decrease in size and strength of muscles.
Muscle fibers are separate rather than organized into sheets.
Multiunit Smooth Muscle
Composed of sheets of spindle-shaped cells. (Occurs in sheets)
Visceral Smooth Muscle
Rhythmic waves of muscular contraction in wall of certain tubular organs.
End of a muscle that attaches to a relatively immovable part.
The end of a muscle attached to a movable part.
Muscle responsible for a particular body movement.
A muscle that assists the action of a prime mover
A muscle that opposes a prime mover
Bending parts at a joint so angle between decreases
Straightening parts at a joint so angle between increases
Excess extension of the parts at a jiont, beyond anatomical
Lowering a part
Raising a part
Moving a part away from the midline
Moving a part toward the midline
Moving a part backward
Movement turning a body part on its longitudinal axis
Moving a part forward
Moving a part so that its end follows a circular path
Turning the foot so that the soles face medially
Turning the hand so that the palm is facing upward or anteriorly
Turning the hand so that the palm is facing downward or posteriorly
Turning the foot so that the sole faces leterally
A band of tough connective tissue that extends from the xiphoid process to the symphysis pubis
Degenrative disease in which fibrous connective tissue replaces skeletal muscle tissue
Inflammation of fibrous connective tissues, especially in the muscle fascia
Any muscular disease
Soreness on the front of the leg due to straining the anterior leg muscles, often as a result of walking up and down hills.
Condition in which the neck muscles, such as the sternocleidomastoids, contract involuntarily