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

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