anatomy exam 4

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anatomy exam 4
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2011-03-23 09:35:00
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  1. transmitter of nerve impulses
    acetylcholine
  2. an enzyme, present in blood and some nerve endings, that aids the breakdown of acetylcholine and suppresses its stimulatory effect on nerves
    Acetylcholinesterase
  3. needing oxygen: living or taking place only in the presence of oxygen
    Aerobic
  4. muscle acting against another: a muscle whose action is balanced by that of another associated muscle
    Agonist
  5. not needing oxygen: living or taking place in the absence of oxygen, especially not requiring oxygen for metabolism
    Anaerobic
  6. opposing muscle: a muscle that acts with and limits the action of another muscle
    Antagonist
  7. membrane connecting muscles: a broad sheet of fibrous tissue or expanded tendon that joins muscles together or connects muscle to bone
    Aponeurosis
  8. An organic compound found in muscle tissue and capable of storing and providing energy for muscular contraction
    creatine phosphate

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