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Straightens fingers and wrist
Ensures that oxygen enters the body and carbon dioxide leaves the body
Muscles working in groups for a common action
Plasma membrane of a muscle cell
Straighten leg at the knee; raises thigh
Sudden noisy explosion of air from the lungs
Either of the two cranial nerves that carry nerve impulses from the retina of the eye to the brain, therby contributing to the sense of sight
Commonly known as the throat
Knee cap
Modified neuron that is a sensory receptor for the sense of smell
Chronic achy muscles that is not well understood
Longest, strongest bone in body
Raises scapula; pulls head back
Only bone in the body that does not articulate with another bone; anchor the tongue
Movement: Joint angle decreases
A single contraction lasting a fraction of a second
Portion of brain that interprets taste
Muscles that work in opposite directions
Designed for endurance, dark in color, many mitochondria, many blood vessels
Short extensions off of nerve cells that receive signals from sensory receptors or other neurons
Moves thigh toward midline; raises thigh
Breathing out
Widely distributed throughout the body and include such senses as touch, pressure, pain, temperature, and vibrations
Maximal sustained contraction
Single long bone in the arm
Voluntary muscle that is attached to the skeleton
Extension from the middle ear to the nasopharynx that equalizes air pressure on the eardrum
Structure of the upper respiratory tract that opens the larynx
Brings arm away from the body (up and down)
Non-conducting nerve cells that are intimately associated with neurons and function in a supportive capacity; nourishes neurons
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Protects the brain and is composed of 8 bones fitting tightly together
Nerve cell that characteristically has three parts; dendrites, cell body, and axon
Nostrils - opening that leads to the nasal cavity
Involuntary muscle found in hollow organs and blood vessels
Bends wrist and hand
Movement: body part moves toward midline
Stores calcium in a cell of a muscle
Cytoplasm of a muscle cell
Eating muscle, clinches teeth
Kissing muscle
A continuous, partial contraction of alternate muscle fibers causing themselves to look firm
Structure of the upper respiratory tract that opens at the oral cavity
Attachment of a muscle on a stationary bone
Structure of the upper respiratory tract that opens above the soft palate
Fingers and toes
Involuntary muscle found in the heart
Thick filaments shaped like golf clubs
Part of the nervous system that includes the brain and spinal cord (midline of the body)
Connective tissue that connects muscle to bone
Muscular ring that surrounds the pupil and regulates the passage of light through the opening
Bends vertebral column, compresses abdoamen
Another term used for breathing that includes both inspiration and expiration
Air is conducted from the atmosphere to the lungs by a series of cavities, tubes, and openings
Extends thigh backwards; butt
Thin filament that aid in the movement of muscle
Attachment of a muscle on a bone that moves
Part of the nervous system that consists of nerves throughout the body
Designed for strength, light in color, few mitochondria, fewer blood vessels
Upper jaw
A nerve fiber and all of the muscle fibers it stimulates

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