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

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