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

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Created Nov 22, 2009ReportNominate
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